Barbara Louise Hillis Meece, class of 1959 dies!  

Posted 5-31-13.........


Barbara Louise Hillis Meece -Cohn High School Class of 1959


MEECE, Barbara Louise HillisAge 72 of Hendersonville. Passed away May 27, 2013 surrounded by her loving family. Ms. Meece was a devoted mother, grandmother, sister, friend & caregiver. She worked at K-Mart retiring after 20 years. She loved kids and after her retirement worked for Hendersonville First Baptist Church with the preschool program. She was a truly blessed woman that will be dearly missed. Preceded in death by parents, Maureen Thompson & Clifford "Big Daddy" Thompson; brother, Morris Hillis (Judy). Survived by her sons, Scott Meece (Kristin) & Mark Meece; grandchildren, Shana Alford, Courtney Meece, Lesleigh Meece, & Hannah Meece; great grandson, Skyler Alford; sisters, Janice Gillihan, Betty Thompson & Shirley Atnip; several extended family members, friends, neighbors & her K-Mart Gang. A Life Celebration will be held 11 a.m., Friday at Hendersonville Funeral Home. Burial to follow at Hendersonville Memory Gardens. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m., Thursday & 9-11 a.m., Friday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital ; The 700 Club; or Jesus Reigns Fellowship. HENDERSONVILLE FUNERAL HOME, 353 Johnny Cash Pkwy., Hendersonville, TN 37075, (615) 824-3855 . Published in The Tennessean on May 29, 2013