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Pearl Meehan

Journal-News, February 8, 2010

MEEHAN, Margaret Pearl age 90, New Orleans, Louisiana, died Monday, February 1, 2010 at her home. She was born in Columbus, Kansas, the daughter of Robert Lawrence and June Thelma (Ratcliff) Kelley. She was a 1935 graduate of Pryor High School, Pryor, Oklahoma, and a graduate of Miami University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education. She married Wesley Meehan May 5, 1943, in San Jose, California. She was an auditor for the West Side Federal Savings & Loan Association. She was a teacher at Hamilton Taft High School and Princeton High School. She taught seventeen years, retiring in September of 1979. She was a member of the Disciples Christian Church, where she taught Sunday School, served as a deaconess, and was president of the Christian Women's Fellowship. She was also a member of the Butler County Retired Teacher's Association, Ohio Retired Teacher's Association, and the advisory board of the Emergency Money Fund. She was a past member of the American Association of University Women, Butler County Historical Society, Butler County Genealogical Society and Friends of the Lane Public Library. She is survived by two sons, Lawrence W. Meehan, Bloomington, Indiana and Kelley P. Meehan (Iska), New Orleans, Louisiana; and a brother, Fred Nelson Kelley, Corpus Christi, Texas. She was preceded in death by her husband in 2002, in 1962 by her father, Robert Lawrence Kelley and her mother, June Thelma (Ratcliff) Kelley in 2000. Visitation will be from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM at Weigel Funeral Home, 980 N.W. Washington Blvd, on Wednesday, February 10, 2010, to be followed by funeral services at 10:30 AM. with Rev. John Longard officiating. Interment will be in the Fairmound Cemetery, West Elkton, Ohio. The family suggests memorials to Emergency Money Fund, P. O. Box 143, Hamilton, Ohio 45012, Shared Harvest Food Bank, Inc., 5903 Dixie Highway, Fairfield, Ohio 45014, Disciples Christian Church, 3401 Hamilton Mason Road, Hamilton, Ohio 45011 or the charity of one's choice. Online condolences are available at www.weigelfuneralhome.com