Barbara Fort Meacham, age 86 of Pembroke Road passed away 12:05 AM Monday, September 17, 2018 at Bradford Heights Nursing Home of natural causes. Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Thursday, September 20, 2018 at Maddux Funeral Home in Pembroke. Burial will follow in Rosedale Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at Maddux Funeral Home in Pembroke.
Mrs. Meacham was born in Christian County, KY; the daughter of the late James and Willie Susan Nichols Fort. She was a manager at JCPenny’s, member of the Jolly Canton Homemakers, and a member of Lester Memorial Presbyterian Church. Barbara was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Raymond Meacham in 2008; her son, Joseph Kent Meacham in 2001; her brothers, Doris, Elmer and Steven Fort.
Survivors include her daughter, Susan Phillips and her husband Rick of Cadiz; her brothers, James, Thomas Allison, Phillip, and Wayne Fort all of Christian County, KY; her sister, Joanna Watson of Hopkinsville, and her grandson, Ricky Phillips of Cadiz.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association at Greater KY Kaden Tower 6100 Dutchmans LN STE 401 Louisville, KY 40205-3284 or Lester Memorial Presbyterian Church C/O Allison Fort at 4450 Casky Lane Hopkinsville, KY 42240.