Allan D. Meers, son of the late William Alfred Meers and Emily Babbs Meers was born on February 24, 1928 at Danville, Ill., and died at his residence near Dexter on June 16, 2002 at the age of 74. Mr. Meers was a former track repairman for Conrail Railroad, a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving in WWII, and was a resident of Dexter. Survivors include one son, Stephen Meers, of Dexter; one daughter, Patricia Medlin, of Risco; and one grandchild. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers and three sisters. Mr. Meers was cremated. A service will be held at a later date with arrangements to be made by Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.