Penelope Meeks, 78

Penelope Ann Meeks, 78, of Wabash, died at 8:55 p.m., Monday, May 28, 2018, at Parkview Wabash Hospital. 

She was born March 3, 1940 in Wabash, to Warren and Opha (Ball) White.

Penelope was a Laketon High School graduate.  She retired from General Tire in Wabash after more than 30 years. She first married Jon Harris; he died in 1998. She then married Harold Hutchison he died in 2011. Penelope then married Ronald Meeks; he died in 2013.

She enjoyed sewing and was an amazing seamstress. Penelope loved to travel, animals, spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and was a huge Jeff Gordon fan. 

She is survived by four children, Jeff Harris of Wabash, Brian Harris of Rotunda West, Fla., Teresa (Dave Bahls) Zimmerman of Roanoke, and Lee Ann (Richard) Eckman of Wabash; five grandchildren, Nathan Zimmerman of Fishers, Tracy Morrisett and Jennifer (Jordon) Schmidt, both of Wabash, Andrew Harris and Amber Price, both of Florida; three great-grandchildren, Riley Morrisett of Wabash, Landon Jones and Ariana Price, both of Florida; and three brothers Tom (Pat) White of Roann, John (Shirley) White of Warsaw, Tim (Barb) White of North Webster. 

She was also preceded in death by her parents, and her brother, Sam White.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, June 2, 2018, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash.  Burial will be in Falls Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 4-8 pm Friday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Animal Shelter of Wabash County.

The memorial guest book for Penelope may be signed at

Posted on 2018 May 29