Graveside services for Maurice Abner Meals will be conducted at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, April 7, 2012 at Union Chapel Cemetery in East Texas. Visitation will be one your prior to service time at the cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Walnut Hill United Methodist Church. Mr. Meals passed away Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at Sulphur Springs Health and Rehab. Mr. Meals was born on August 7, 1917 in Annona, Texas, the son of Adoz and Mattie Eugenia Coffman, Sr. He married Edith Nolan and she preceded him in death. Mr. Means was a graduate of ETSU (Now Commerce at A&M) with a MBA in 1951. He taught school for many years. He was a member of Walnut Hill United Methodist Church.
He is survived by one daughter, Gail Sachs and husband Bill of Sulphur Springs, one son, Joe Meals of Rhome, TX, grandchildren Chad Sachs and wife Sandy, Brandy Sachs, Erin Frees, Kristin Walton, Ryan Meals and wife Jennifer, nine great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters and four brothers. Arrangements are under the direction of West Oaks Funeral Home. www.westoaksfuneralhome.com
Born: August 7, 1917
Death: April 4, 2012