Shirley St.John Meggs
Funeral Date: 6/17/2013

Obituary:
Shirley St. John Meggs age 75 of Warren, AR died Tuesday June 11th at The Good Sheppard rehabilitation and nursing center in Little Rock, AR. She was born June 28th, 1937 a daughter of the late Erbie St. John and Ora Belle Shirron St. John. She was a retired employee of First State Bank with her career starting with the bank in 1968 spanning over 40 years of service. She was a graduate of the Warren Public Schools and also from the Draughn School of Business in Little Rock. Teacher of Faith Sunday School Class and member of Immanuel Baptist Church from 1980 to present. She attended, played and ministered music for 18 years at the Hermitage Baptist Church. She loved and enjoyed the people she worked with and at her church. She is also preceded in death by a sister Betty St. John. Survivors include her daughter Rebecca Harris and spouse Mike, Little Rock, AR. 2 brothers James St. John and spouse Audrey, New Bern, NC and Jerry St. John and spouse Erkle, Columbia, SC. 2 grandsons, Michael Harris and Alex Harris both of Little Rock, AR. 3 nephews Paul St. John and David St. John of Columbia SC; Jerry Michael St. John, Washington DC. Funeral services were 2:00PM Monday June 17th at Immanuel Baptist Church with Rev. David Richey and Rev. Wayman Mann officiating. Ruth Lephiew was organist. Burial was in Saline Cemetery by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Kenny Williams, Jeff Williams, Hugh Allen Quimby, Bill Jones, Steve Parnell and Ronnie Lanier. Honorary pallbearers were Freddie Mobley, Dr. Joe H. Wharton, Scott Wright, Robert Johnson and member of Faith Sunday School Class at Immanuel Baptist Church. Memorials preferred The Faith Sunday School Class at Immanuel Baptist Church.

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Name: Kaylon Clanton Taylor
Message: Rebecca, I am so sorry for your loss. It is also our loss. She was such a great lady. She love the Lord with all her heart. She will be greatly missed. You are in my prayers.

Name: Neil St. John
Message: My wife,Regina, and I are so sorry for your loss. Your mom was a "super" lady. We will remember you all in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Mark and Donna (Ozment) Raney
Message: To all the family,we are so sorry for your loss. Ms. Shirley was a very sweet lady. She would always call on Mark when she needed painting and things done around her house. We thought alot of her. She will be missed. We will keep you in our prayers.

Name: Debra Howard Smith
Message: So sorry for your loss. Your mom was like a second mom to me when I was younger. I love her so much. My prayers are with you and your family.

Name: Tammy Hensley
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Name: Toni Carr Miller
Message: Rebecca I am so sorry about your mom. Prayers for your family.

Name: John and JeNelle Lipton
Message: Rebecca, We love your mother and are saddened by your loss. Our prayers are with you.

Name: Leslie Thompson
Message: I was sorry to hear about your mother's passing. I thought the world of both of your parents ,and I looked forward when I was young to seeing them in church when I came to spend my summers in Hermitage with my grandparents

Name: Vicki Wooley Lambert
Message: The Meggs family lived next door to my grandparents in Hermitage for many years. Brother Meggs & Shirley were always there for the Wooley family in times of need. Rebecca, I am so very sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family.

Name: Sandy Ballentine Gavin
Message: Rebecca, Shirley was a treasure & a dear friend of mine. I have missed "running around" with her in the last few years. There was always plenty of laughter when we were together! My prayers are with your family.

Name: June & Jackie West
Message: Our thoughts & prayers are with you. We both loved Shirley, so sorry she is gone.

Name: Larry & Robbie O'Nell Reaves
Message: So sorry to hear. We loved her dearly.

Name: Paul St. John
Message: Aunt Shirley will always be found in the laughter we share. She always brought joy and happiness wherever she went.

Name: Jimmy and Fran Reep
Message: Rebecca, Shirley was more than a friend. She loved to laugh and was an inspiration to us all. She was also a wonderful Sunday School teacher. She loved her Lord. She will be greatly missed but thanks for the memories.

Name: Rhena (Mann) Burks
Message: Rebecca, so very sorry for your loss. Ms. Shirley was such a special lady and had a huge influence on me while at Hermitage Baptist Church. She was the best at showing us the love of Christ - just a blessing to so many! Prayers are with you.

Name: Jerry St.John
Message: Our family has lost an Angel. She was a wonderful lady, whose heart was filled with love, compassion, and joy. God bless you.

Name: Greg Harton
Message: A very special lady and one I was proud to call my friend. She always made me smile and will be missed. Janet and I send our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Beth Milligan
Message: Rebecca I am so sorry for the loss of you sweet mother. I have always thought of her as one of my early mentors of my life. She was my Jr.High Sunday School teacher and I kept in touch with her over the years. She was an awesome example of God's love and showed that to me early in my life. She had a quick laugh and a huge smile and that is one of the many things I will remember about her and I loved her dearly. Your family will be in my thoughts today.

Name: Heather Perry
Message: So sorry to hear about Ms. Shirley. Prayers are with the family.

Name: RHONDA SIMMONS
Message: MEGGS FAMILY, SO SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT SHIRLEY. I LOVED TO HEAR HER LAUGH. MAY GOD COMFORT YOU DURING THIS DIFFICULT TIME. YOU ARE IN MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS.