• Brookport,  Metropolis

    Robert Wind

    View Robert Wind Metropolis After a long hard battle from the effects of a stroke 27 years ago, Robert A. “Bob” Wind, age 77 of Metropolis, Illinois passed away at 1:35 pm on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at Mercy Health Lourdes. Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at the First United Methodist Church in Metropolis with Rev. Jon Cockrel officiating. Burial will follow in the Metropolis Memorial Gardens with military rites. Robert married the love of his life, Thelm…

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    David Hannan

    View David Hannan Metropolis David Michael Hannan, age 41, of Metropolis, IL, formerly of Vienna, IL, passed away at 11:15 pm on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at his home, surrounded by family.  A memorial visitation will be held from 4 pm to 7 pm on Thursday, January 30th at the Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home in Metropolis. A celebration of life service will be held at 7 pm.   Mr. Hannan was a beloved music director for 18 years in the Massac Unit #1 District. He loved m…

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Jerrell Phillips

    View Jerrell Phillips Brookport Jerrell D. Phillips, age 65, of Brookport, IL, passed away quietly on Sunday, January 19, 2020 after suffering a stroke on January 2, 2020. Mr. Phillips was born October 1, 1954 in Brookport, IL. Funeral services will be held at 3 pm on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at the Loftus-McManus Funeral Home with Scott Darnell officiating. Burial will follow in Pell Cemetery. Jerrell, known as “BB” by all his friends was well loved and cared for. He loved going to the……

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Paulette Parmely

    View Paulette Parmely Brookport Paulette Parmely, age 66, of Brookport, IL, passed away on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at her home. A celebration of life will be held at 1 pm on Monday, January 27, 2020 at Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home with Bobby Parker officiating. Paulette worked at Dairy Queen for over 20 years. Paulette is survived by her husband of 34 years, Robert Parmely Jr.; nine children, Clayton Parmely, Robert Lee Parmely III, Jimmie Kimberlin, Wendy Loverkamp,  Miche…

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Jay Trovillion

    View Jay Trovillion Jay Hunter Trovillion, age 53, of Metropolis, Illinois passed away on Friday, January 17, 2020 at his home surrounded by loved ones. A memorial service will be held at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at St. Stephens Church in Massac County with Pastor Tom Emmerson officiating. Visitation will be held from 11:00 am until the funeral hour at the church on Tuesday. Jay is survived by his companion, Kristi Korte of Metropolis; son, Logan Trovillion of Metropolis; brother…

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Beau Shales

    View Beau Shales Beau Michael Shales became a guardian angel to his parents, Taylor Souders and Trenten Shales, on Wednesday, January 8, 2020. A private graveside was held. Besides his parents, Beau is survived by his grandparents, Louis Shales, Amy Nemeth, and Chad and Mendi Souders; aunt, Callie Souders; great grandparents, Louis Shales, Rhonda and Jimmy Hamm, Bill and Vickie Souders, and Judy Neely; great-great grandmother, Marilyn Wilke.  He was preceded in death by his great grandma…

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Carl Mescher

    View Carl Mescher Metropolis Carl E. Mescher, 99, of Metropolis, IL passed away on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at his home on the family farm where he was born on August 12, 1920. Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Tues, January 21, 2020 at St. John’s Church at 6201 Waldo Church Road, Metropolis, IL, with Reverend Jeff Bremer officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with military rites. Carl was a World War II Navy veteran serving on the battleship USS Pennsylvania during …

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Jeffery Garrett

    View Jeffery Garrett Metropolis Jeffery Garrett, 55, of Metropolis, IL, formerly of Bourbonnais, IL, passed away on Monday, January 13, 2020 at his home. A service will be held at a later date. Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Jeffery Garrett, 55, of Metropolis, IL, formerly of Bourbonnais, IL, passed away on Monday, January 13, 2020 at his home. A service will be held at a later date. Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus… View   Send Flowers

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Jake Sellers

    View Jake Sellers Cypress Jake Sellers, age 19, of Cypress, IL, formerly of Metropolis, IL, passed away at 5:07 am on Saturday, January 11, 2020 in Johnson County, IL. Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at the Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home in Metropolis with Jay Franklin and Scott Darnell officiating. Burial will follow in Cypress Masonic Cemetery. Jake was employed at Kotter Ready Mix in Metropolis and a member of Mt. Sterling Cumberland Presbyte…

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Margie Bailey

    View Margie Bailey Metropolis Margie Dell (May) Bailey, 79, of Metropolis, IL, passed away at 11:37 pm on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at Mercy Health Lourdes. Funeral services will be at 11 am on Friday, January 17, 2020, at Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home in Metropolis with Rev. David Deem officiating. A private burial will be held later. Margie was retired from Harrah’s Casino as a housekeeper and a member of Weaver Creek Baptist Church. Margie is survived by 2 sons, James Alan Bai…

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Anna Darnell

    View Anna Darnell Anna Jean (Story) Darnell, age 89 of Metropolis, Illinois passed away at 1:55 pm on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at her residence. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 from 1 pm to 4 pm at Loftus-McManus Brookport Funeral Home with burial to follow in Pell cemetery with Bro. Justin Wolfe officiating. Anna worked for many years at Crown Burger, Charlie’s Drive In, and Montego’s. She was of the Baptist faith and a member of the Eastern Star. Anna is survived by h…

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Jon Dean

    View Jon Dean Jon A. Dean, 86, of Metropolis, IL, formerly of Louisville, KY, passed away on Friday, January 10, 2020 at Southgate Health Care Center in Metropolis. Private services will be held at a later date. Mr. Dean was a Colonel in the Army Reserves, serving 17 years for his country. He was also named a Kentucky Colonel and a guitarist who loved to write songs and poetry. Jon made his career as a high-end retail salesman, then retired as a supervisor from the Louisville Welcome Cen…

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Shirley Cole

    View Shirley Cole Shirley A. Cole, age 77 of Metropolis, Illinois passed away at 9:54 am on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at the Metropolis Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 pm on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home. There will be no funeral. A private burial will be held at a later date. Mrs. Cole was a homemaker and attended Cherry Street Pentecostal Church. Shirley is survived by four sons, Jerry Bradley and wife Gerri, Ji…

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Jackie Laird

    View Jackie Laird Metropolis Jackie Laird, age 48 of Metropolis, Illinois passed away on Tuesday evening December 31, 2019 at Massac Memorial Hospital. Graveside services will be held at 1 pm on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at the Metropolis Memorial Gardens with Rev. Frank Forthman Jr. officiating. Jackie is survived by his sister, Ginger Meeker and husband Michael; niece, Chelsie Meeker; nephew, Seth Meeker; aunts, Elaine Manley and husband Jim and Brenda Cohoon; several cousins. Jackie was pre…

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    William Bradford, Jr.

    View William Bradford, Jr. William Lloyd “Junior” Bradford, Jr., 70, of Massac County, passed on Monday, December 23rd, 2019 after a long and courageous fight against pancreatic cancer. The thing Junior was best known for was being an avid outdoorsman, especially his love of hunting and fishing at Mermet Conservation Area. He loved and religiously followed the St. Louis Cardinals and was an exceptional athlete in high school. Junior was a mentor to many and a phenomenal storyteller. Junior wa…