• Brookport,  Metropolis

    Hilda Obermark

    View Hilda Obermark Hilda Obermark, 103, passed from this life on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at Southgate Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Hilda was born in Massac County to Herman and Louisa Teckenbrock Horstman on April 7, 1916. She was a lifelong member of St. Stephens Lutheran Church, member of Volleyville Homemakers, and worked at the glove factory for 25 years. On December 16, 1934 she married Orval Obermark. They were married for 64 years. During their years together they did a lot of …

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Linnus Logeman

    View Linnus Logeman Metropolis Linnus “L.C.” Logeman, age 78 of Metropolis, Illinois met his Lord while surrounded by his loving family at 6:40 pm on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at his residence. In compliance with public health directives, the funeral service will be private. Burial will be in the Metropolis Memorial Gardens. During this difficult time of private services you may show your love and support to the family by leaving a condolence at www.aikinsfarmer-millerfh.com or by sending a car…

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Curtis Lowry

    View Curtis Lowry Metropolis Curtis Lowry, age 79, of Metropolis, IL, passed away on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at Massac Memorial Hospital. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Curtis was a member of Living Waters Church in Joppa, IL. Curtis is survived by two sons, Curtis Lowry and wife Kristie and Trent Lowry and wife Becky; five grandchildren, Matt, Sarah, and Jake and Madison and Brooke; three great grandchildren, Bryson, Emry, and Luke; one chosen sister, Velma Ashford and husb…

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Marva Kennedy

    View Marva Kennedy Metropolis Marva L. (Stites) Kennedy, age 82, of Metropolis, IL, passed away on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Graveside services will be held at 10 am on Friday, March, 20, 2020 in Masonic Cemetery. There will be no visitation.   Marva was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Metropolis for 47 years. Marva is survived by her five sons, Steve of Paducah, David and wife Angie of Brookport, Tim and Mark of Metropolis, and Jim and wife Cleva of Paducah; five grandchildren; si…

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Ron Curvin

    View Ron Curvin Metropolis Ron Curvin, age 52, of Metropolis, IL, passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2020 at the Heartland Regional Medical Center. There will be no services. Ron was a deck hand and of the Baptist faith. Memorial contributions may be given in Ron’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Arrangements were entrusted to Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home. Ron Curvin, age 52, of Metropolis, IL, passed away on Sunday, March 15, 20…

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Patricia Long

    View Patricia Long Metropolis Patricia “Pat” Gail Polk Long was born October 26th, 1944 in Paducah, Kentucky to Charles and Mable Polk.  She and her husband Arthur Wendell was joined in holy matrimony almost 54 years ago. Pat moved to Metropolis in 1967.   She became an active member of St. Paul A.M.E. Church and was a part of the Church for over 50 years, Rev. Ronnie Woods sitting Pastor. Pat leaves behind her husband Arthur Wendell; one son, Wendell Rene Long (Robbin) of Padu…

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Floyd Helm

    View Floyd Helm Metropolis Floyd W. Helm, age 91, of Metropolis, IL, passed away on Friday, March 13, 2020 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Monday, March 16, 2020 at Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home with Rev. Jack Russell officiating. Burial will follow in Metropolis Memorial Gardens. Floyd retired from EEI after 28 years and was an Army veteran serving in the Korean War. He was a member of Waldo Baptist Church. Floyd is survived by his wife, Bessie (Ramsey)…

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Bobby Craine

    View Bobby Craine Bobby Craine, age 74, of Paducah, KY, formerly of Pope County, IL, passed away on Monday, March 9, 2020 at Baptist Health Paducah. Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Friday, March 13, 2020 at Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home with Revs. Clay Blankenbaker and Joe Buchanan officiating. Burial will follow in Metropolis Memorial Gardens. Bobby was retired from USEC as a maintenance supervisor. He was an Air Force veteran and a member of First Baptist Church in Met…

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Margie Lange

    View Margie Lange Margie Faye Lange, of Metropolis, Illinois passed away at Baptist Health Paducah on March 9, 2020 at 83 years of age. She was of the Baptist faith and a member of Seven Mile Baptist Church in Metropolis. Margie loved her church and was very involved in activities there. Her hobby was collecting and selling Depression Glass. Most of all she loved spending time with her family. She is survived by her son Butch Jones (Gina), her daughter Rachelle Johnson (Mark); granddaughter, …

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Joeanna Merrill

    View Joeanna Merrill Joeanna Merrill, age 79 of Metropolis, Illinois passed away at 8:20 am on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at the Metropolis Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. There will not be any services. Joeanna had worked in the Nursing Home industry as a CNA. Joeanna is survived  by her children, Ginger Suhl and husband Chris, Richard Merrill and wife Stephanie, and Danny Merrill; grandchildren, Jo Ellen Young, Harley Suhl, Hayley Suhl, Nathan Emerson, Jonathan Dye, Kristina Bailey, an…

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Juanita Lukens

    View Juanita Lukens Juanita Lukens, age 92, of Metropolis, passed away on Sunday, March 1, 2020 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield, MO with her family by her side.   Graveside services will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at Metropolis Memorial Gardens. There will be no visitation. Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery.   Arrangements are entrusted to Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home. Juanita Lukens, age 92, of Metropolis, passed a…

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Kay Rottmann

    View Kay Rottmann Metropolis Eva “Kay” Rottmann, age 81, of Metropolis, IL, passed away on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at her home. Funeral services will be held at 3 pm on Sunday, March 8, 2020 at First Baptist Church in Metropolis with Jeff Bremer officiating. Burial will follow in Metropolis Memorial Gardens. Kay is survived by her husband, Don Rottmann; three children, Lisa Bremer and husband Jeff, Mark Rottmann and wife Debbie and Darian Rottman and wife Heather; eight grandchildren, Carolin…

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Owen Neely

    View Owen Neely Brookport Mr. Owen L. Neely, age 85, of Brookport, IL, passed away on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at Southgate Health Care Center. Graveside services will be held at 11 am on Friday, March 6, 2020 in Pell Cemetery with military rites and Revs. Trad York and Jack Russell officiating. Mr. Neely was an Army veteran. He was a police officer for 11 years, deputy sheriff for 2 years and a truck driver for DWI for 7 years. Owen was a member of Waldo Baptist Church and a life member of Bay…

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Louise Watkins

    View Louise Watkins Louise Watkins, age 93 of Metropolis, Illinois passed away at 12:26 am on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at Southgate Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Graveside services will be held at 2 pm on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at the Metropolis Memorial Gardens with Rev. Keith Tilford officiating. Louise was a member of the First Christian Church in Metropolis. Louise is survived by her siblings, Wilma Anderson, Charlotte Wray whom she called her movie star, and James Watkins; several …

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Jack Morse

    View Jack Morse Jack Morse, age 80, of Metropolis, IL, passed away on Monday, March 2, 2020 at the VA Medical Center in Marion, IL. Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church with Rev. Timothy A. Bean officiating. Burial will follow with military rites in Metropolis Memorial Gardens. Jack was a lifelong swine and cattle farmer and owner/operator of Dixon Springs Feed Store. He was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, New… J…

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Jackie Hodge

    View Jackie Hodge Jackie D. Hodge, age 83 of Metropolis, Illinois formerly of Brookport, Illinois passed away at 4:40 pm on Friday, February 28, 2020 at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center. Celebration of Life services will be held at 7:30 pm on Monday, March 2, 2020 at Loftus-McManus Brookport Funeral Home. Jackie was of the Baptist faith and retired from Ingram Barge Line where he worked as a Captain. Jackie is survived by his wife of 46 years, Debbie Hodge; daughter, Heather McMan…

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Lois Rushing

    View Lois Rushing Lois Elaine Rushing passed away at her home on Saturday, February 22, 2020.  She was a Christian and attended the Hillerman Baptist Church in the Karnak area.   As a member of the Baptist faith, she believed in the Bible.  2 Corinthians 5:8 says “We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord.” We know she is there now.    She was born in Metropolis, Illinois in 1936 to Hill…

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Grena Eickholz

    View Grena Eickholz Grena “Dee” Eickholz age 76, passed away Saturday, February 22, 2020, at the Metropolis Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center.  She was born on June 14, 1943 in Alhambra, CA to Union and Virgie (Kommer) Dassing. Ms. Eickholz graduated in 1960 from Metropolis Community High School at the age of 16. Dee went on to graduate from Paducah Beauty School and operated Dee’s Beauty Shop for many years before she and her sister-in-law opened a shop together. After closing their….

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Kathryn Eickholz

    View Kathryn Eickholz Metropolis Kathryn Ann Eickholz age 83 of Metropolis, IL, passed away Thursday Feb. 20, 2020 at her residence with her family by her side.  She was born Jan. 3, 1937 to Noah J. and Agnes (Bremer) Korte.  Arrangements are incomplete with Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home in Metropolis. Online condolences may be left at www.aikinsfarmer-millerfh.com Kathryn Ann Eickholz age 83 of Metropolis, IL, passed away Thursday Feb. 20, 2020 at her residence with her…

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Rose Goodman

    View Rose Goodman Metropolis Rose Lee Goodman, 86, of Metropolis, IL, passed away on Monday, February 17, 2020 at Metropolis Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at the First Missionary Baptist Church in Metropolis with Rev. Orlando McReynolds officiating. Rose was a retired LPN and a member of First Missionary Baptist Church. Rose is survived by six sons, Gilbert Goodman, Norman Goodman, Ronald Goodman (Nicole Cande), Bruce …

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    James Duncan

    View James Duncan James “Jimmie” Duncan, age 83 of rural Brookport, Illinois passed away at 7:20 pm on Sunday, February 16, 2020 at Baptist Health Paducah. Funeral services will be held at 12 noon on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at Lutheran Church of the Cross with Rev. David Deem officiating. Burial will follow in the Metropolis Memorial Gardens. Jimmie was a member of Lutheran Church of the Cross and retired from Northwest Airlines after 37 years. Jimmie is survived by his wife, Carroll… J…

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Mary Lacy

    View Mary Lacy Metropolis Mary Lacy age 81 of Metropolis, IL, passed away Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at the Gallatin Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Ridgeway, IL. Graveside and burial services will be in Anderson Cemetery in Boaz, IL, on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 10 a.m. with Bro. Daryl Neill officiating. Mary is survived by one sister, Sarah Harmon; 4 nieces, Louise Baker, Linda Fasolo, Melissa Harmon, and Etta Shea; 2 nephews, Lee Griffey and Brian Harmon. She was pre…

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Corrine Vance

    View Corrine Vance Metropolis Corrine Vance, age 59, of Metropolis, IL, passed away on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at her home. A celebration of her life will be held from 1 to 4 pm on Sunday, February 16, 2020 at the home of her sister, Denise Hunerkoch, 5061 Rosebud Road, Metropolis, IL 62960. Corrine is survived by her husband, Art Vance of Metropolis; son, Robin Zickgraf and wife Jessica of Kirkwood, MO; stepson, Adam Vance of Paducah; two grandchildren, Corbin and Lyla Zickgraf; one siste…

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Stephanie Parr

    View Stephanie Parr Metropolis Stephanie Parr, 72, of Metropolis, IL, passed away on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at her residence. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 pm on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at the Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home. A private burial will be at a later date. Stephanie worked in the dietary department at Massac Memorial Hospital and was a member of the American Legion. Stephanie is survived by her children, Denise Pass and husband Phillip, Gina Dodson and husba…

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Kim Cissell

    View Kim Cissell Kim Cissell, 58, of Cookeville, TN, formerly of Paducah, KY, passed away on Sunday, February 9, 2020. Graveside services will be held at 2 pm on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at Metropolis Memorial Gardens. Kim worked at Western Baptist Hospital in Admitting and in the hotel industry in Paducah for many years. She was a member of Park Avenue Baptist Church and a pet lover who supported many worthy causes such as Missing Bella and Project Hope. Kim is survived by her fiancé, Pau…

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    William Konemann

    View William Konemann Metropolis William Truman “W.T.” Konemann, 89, of Metropolis, IL, died Sunday, February 9, 2020 at his home in rural Massac County. Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at St. Stephens Lutheran Church with Rev. Tom Emmerson and Assistant Pastor Jeff Trovillion officiating. Burial will follow with military rites at St. Stephens Lutheran Church Cemetery. Mr. Konemann served in the National Guard for 1 year before joining the U.S. Navy as a S…

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Omer Hille

    View Omer Hille Metropolis Mr. Omer Herman Reuben Hille, age 89, of Metropolis, IL, formerly of Reidland, KY, passed away on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at Massac Memorial Hospital. A memorial service will be held at 10 am on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at Miller-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home in Metropolis with Rev. David Deem officiating. A private burial will be held. Mr. Hille was a member of Reidland Methodist Church and previously an administrator at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Metropoli…

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Johnny Neathamer

    View Johnny Neathamer Metropolis Johnny E. Neathamer, age 74, of Metropolis, IL, passed away at 3:50 am on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at the Metropolis Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services will be held at 1pm on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home with Rev. David Siere officiating. Burial will follow in Metropolis Memorial Gardens. Johnny is survived by two sisters, Alice Isoline and Mary Daunis both of Metropolis; several nieces and nephews….

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Anna Heflin

    View Anna Heflin   Anna Faye Heflin age 67 of Paducah, KY formerly of Metropolis, IL died Jan. 31, 2020 at the Mercy Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, KY. Graveside and burial service will be Friday, February 7, 2020 at 2 p.m. at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Metropolis, IL with Bro. Justin Wolfe officiating. Anna is survived by one ½ sister, Linda Kay Dawson and very close friend, Evelyn Wallace; along with several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Leonard an…

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Phyllis Mittendorf

    View Phyllis Mittendorf Metropolis Phyllis Ann Mittendorf, age 87, of Metropolis, IL, passed away on January 31, 2020 at Mercy Health Paducah. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 pm on Sunday, February 9, 2020 at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Metropolis. A memorial service will be held at 2 pm with Rev. Mike Duncan officiating. Mrs. Mittendorf was a proofreader at the Metropolis News, then continued to work at City National Bank as a teller until her retirement. She attended Pope County scho…

  • Brookport,  Metropolis

    Elizabeth Lewis

    View Elizabeth Lewis Metropolis Elizabeth “Ruth” Lewis, age 90, of Metropolis, IL, died at 10:17 pm on January 25, 2020 at Mercy Health Lourdes in Paducah, KY. Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Thursday, January 30, 2020 at Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home with Russell Gilbert officiating. Burial will follow in Metropolis Memorial Gardens. Ruth is survived by two daughters, Leslie Lewis Flippin and husband Jim and Connie Kirkland; one son, David Lewis; daughter-in-law, Kathle…

  • 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…