Mrs. Meckie Johnson Borden, 88, of Palestine died March 11, 2003, at Methodist Central Hospital in Memphis. She had been in the hospital for the past four weeks.
Born June 2, 1914, in Glen, Miss., she was the daughter of John Mose Johnson and Mattie Smith Johnson. She was a housewife and a charter member of Midway Baptist Church.
She was married to David Glenn Borden in 1934, and he preceded her in death in 1995.
Survivors include two sons -- Donald Wayne Borden of Temple, Pa., and Jerry Layne Borden of Whitehouse, Texas; four daughters -- Marie Miller of Forrest City, Joyce Jones of Hardy, Doris Waggoner of Cherokee Village, and Phyllis Autry of Palestine; 18 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral was March 15 at Midway Baptist Church. Burial was in Bell Cemetery.
Arrangements were by Stevens Funeral Home of Forrest City.