Tammy Theresa Henderson, age 64, passed away at home September 25, 2022 after a 5 year courageous battle with cancer. She was born April 12, 1958 in Pikeville, Kentucky to William H. Meeks and Eulah (Steffey) Meeks.
She graduated from Oceana High School, Oceana, WV in 1974 and Concord College in 1978. She continued her education, earning a Master’s Plus Degree. Tammy taught at Road Branch Grade School and Kopperston Grade School, coaching basketball for both the boys and girls teams. She also taught at Oceana High School many years before moving to Myrtle Beach. She retired from Myrtle Beach Intermediate School in 2017.
Tammy loved spending time with her family, the beach, and teaching.
She was preceded in death by her daddy, William H. Meeks; niece, Raychael Thacker; and nephew, Wes Meeks.
Survivors include her mother, Eulah (Steffey) Meeks Sartor; her loving husband, Allan McMillion; son, Gary Lee (Peyton) of San Juan, Puerto Rico; grandchildren, Brayden Henderson, Kinsley Henderson,; brother, Gregg Meeks of Oceana, WV; sisters, Debbie Counts of Sesser, IL, Tyann Thacker (Russ) of Thompsonville, IL; nephews, Shannon Thacker (Tina) of Denver, CO, Adam Meeks of Oceana, WV, Zack Lance of Thompsonville, IL; Niece Dr Tara (T.K.) Robbins (Doug) of Poway, CA; special aunt, “Big Mommy” Magdelene Scalf Kay Horton (Frank) of Knoxville, TN, Betty Tipton of Tampa, FL and a host of cousins and friends.
Special thanks to her team of Doctors at UNC and the Crescent Hospice Care Team. Tammy’s wishes for a simple dignified cremation with no formal service will be honored.