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Janie Nell Meek Brashears
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Birth: Feb. 14, 1922
Grayson County
Texas, USA
Death: Jun. 18, 2011
Collingsworth County
Texas, USA

WELLINGTON - Janie Brashears, 88, formerly of Odessa died Saturday, June 18, 2011.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in Church of Christ with Phil Collard, minister, and Troy Thomason officiating. Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Sunset Memorial Gardens in Odessa. Arrangements are by Adams Funeral Service of Wellington.

Janie was born Nov. 14, 1922, in Whitesboro to William Henry and Della Mae Adams Meek. She graduated from Friendship High School in Wolfforth and from West Texas Hospital Nursing School. She was a registered nurse.

Janie was a member of the Church of Christ. She married Jim Brashears on Oct. 4, 1945, in Lubbock. He died in 1989.

Janie also was preceded in death by an infant son, John Robert Brashears; her parents; a brother, Felix Meek; and a sister, Nola Irene Meek.

Survivors include a son, James Brashears of Wellington; a daughter, Bonnie Hall and husband Don of Quail; three stepgrandchildren, Charles Hall, Eric Hall and wife Twannah and Brent Hall and wife Bonnie; 12 stepgreat-grandchildren; and three stepgreat-great-grandchildren.

The family suggest memorials be to Collingsworth Public Library, 711 15th St., Wellington, TX 79095-3605; Westview Boys Home, 120 W. Broadway St., Hollis, OK 73550-4202; or American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 841125, Dallas, TX 75284-1125.

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Amarillo Globe-News, June 20, 2011 
Family links: 
  William Howard Meek (1883 - 1939)
  Della Mae Adams Meek (1883 - 1969)
  James Harrison Brashears (1914 - 1989)*
  James F. Brashears (1947 - 2012)*
  Nola Irene Meek (1907 - 1913)*
  Janie Nell Meek Brashears (1922 - 2011)
*Calculated relationship
Sunset Memorial Gardens
Ector County
Texas, USA
Plot: Peace Plot 214 Lot 2
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Jun 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 71639057
Janie Nell <i>Meek</i> Brashears
Added by: Joyce Edgar Phipps
Janie Nell <i>Meek</i> Brashears
Added by: Joyce Edgar Phipps
Janie Nell <i>Meek</i> Brashears
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