Allison Meeker, 19, of Charleston, Illinois formerly of Newton, passed away at 10:32 am on Sunday, December 25, 2016 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Mattoon, Illinois.
Visitation will be Friday, December 30, 2016 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm at the Barkley Funeral Chapel in Greenup, Illinois with memorial service to follow at 8:00 pm. Private family burial will be held at a later date.
Allison was born on April 9, 1997 in Effingham, Illinois to Matt and Kathy (Carr) Meeker. Surviving are her parents, brother, Darren Meeker, wife Rebecca, of Kansas City, MO; grandparents Tom “Henry” and Vera Carr of Charleston, Illinois; beloved dog Bruiser; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents Don and Erna Meeker.
Allison graduated from Charleston High School and attended Williams Baptist College in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas. Allison was a free spirit. She loved tie-dye, the Pittsburgh Steelers and to Fly the W for the Chicago Cubs. She loved music, bowling, giving her dad a hard time and driving around and spending time with her friends. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital, 3800 Park Ave. St. Louis, MO 63110. Online condolences can be expressed at www.barkleyfuneralchapels.com.