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Ampmeko Zyquan Trammell

(LANETT) Ampmeko Zyquan Trammell, affectionately known as “Meko,” 19, died Aug. 25, 2023.

Meko was born July 29, 2004, as the eldest son to his mother, Megail Trammell, and father, Anthony Whitlow in Lanett, where he lived as a resident. Meko spent his younger years in Roanoke, where he attended Knight Enloe Elementary and later Handley Middle School. Meko’s family later moved to Lanett, where he attended Lanett Middle School. He completed his studies at Lanett High School and graduated in 2022.

Meko had many passions, he LOVED — LOVED — LOVED Church’s Chicken and Yianni’s in The Valley. His dream car was the Scat Pack Charger. He was employed with Interface in West Point, Georgia as a set-up technician. Meko’s greatest joy was spending time with family, especially his grandparents. Meko and his family were members of Rehope Baptist Church, where he was baptized under the leadership of the Reverend Dr. H. L. Jones.

Meko is survived by his mother and father; Luther McCray like a father to Meko; Margie and Albert Owensby who loved and cared for Meko like parents; seven devoted siblings: Timmeka Trammell, Lutravion McCray, Makael Smith, Breanna Whitlow, SaDaijah Whitlow, Veronica Margarito and Adrian Margarito; paternal grandparents: Monique Bell-Whitlow (pre-deceased) Jarome Whitlow; maternal grandparents: Shirley Trammell and Michael Phillips; Meko’s beloved high school sweetheart of three years, Aukeeviah Chelcy; and a host of friends and family.

A celebration of life ceremony will be Sept. 2, at 1 p.m. at Rehope Missionary Baptist Church in LaFayette, with interment immediately following.

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