6/28/14 —- Martha Ellen Shortridge Meeks

Martha Ellen Shortridge Meeks, age 88 of Manchester, Tennessee, passed away on June 24, 2014 at the Medical Center of Manchester.

Mrs. Meeks was born in Rowe, Virginia to her parents, the late Granville Shortridge and Maudy C. Street Shortridge.

She  is survived by her son, Richard E. Shortridge; daughter, Barbara J. Church & son-in-law, Danny Church; two grandsons, Ricky B. Shortridge and Nicholas G. Shortridge; four great-grandchildren, Hannah, Gabriella, Kyra and Grayson; sisters, Ina Mae Green, Elsie Fay & Willard Cassidy, Mary Jane & Bill Crum, Alta Irene Justice, Ola Gay & Pete Kirkland, Joyce Ann Jones and Rebecca Jean & Dave Eckhoff; brothers, Frank W. Shortridge & wife Carol and James Carl Shortridge;  and a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be on Friday, June 27, 2014 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

The Funeral Service will be conducted on Saturday morning, June 28, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. from the Chapel of Central Funeral Home with Pastor Greg Nash officiating.

Burial will follow at the Bethel Cemetery in Pelham, Tennessee.

In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations may be made to the Temple Baptist Church, Building Fund, Phase II, 66 Fairlane Dr., Manchester, TN 37355.

CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME in Charge of Arrangements.Flower 6