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Meredith Suggs: Rolesville

1948 – 2019

     Meredith Suggs of Rolesville passed Thursday, Aug. 22, from complications due to leukemia. She as 71

     Meredith was born to HB Todd and Esther Ward Todd on Feb. 14, 1948 in Whiteville.

     She is survived by her father HB Todd; her brother, Terry Todd (Sandy Todd), and her sister, Sonja Norris.

     Meredith graduated from Williams Township High School in 1966 and received a degree from St. Andrews College in 1998. Meredith was a beloved teacher until she retired in 2008. She lived a life of service dedicated to helping children and was honored as Teacher of the Year.

     Meredith is survived by four children, Michael Elroy Suggs (Carrie Ann Suggs), Delston Sean Suggs, Andrea Maria Suggs Eckhardt, and Marisa Faye Suggs Johnson (Myles Sanford Johnson). She is also survived by seven beautiful grandchildren, Carlie Savannah Suggs, Madison Kendle Suggs, Corbin Sean Suggs, Christopher John Eckhardt II, Georgia Merann Eckhardt, Natalie Myles Johnson, and Liam Michael Johnson.

     A visitation and memorial service in her honor was planned for 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 30 at Inman Ward Funeral Home in Tabor City, visitation first, followed by a memorial service at noon.

     In lieu of flowers, family and friends are asked to donate to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in Meredith’s name.

     A guest register is available here.