METROPOLIS, Ill. — Mary J. Henry, 76, of Metropolis, Ill., passed away at 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at Metropolis Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. Friday, April 19, 2013, at Cherry Street Pentecostal Church in Metropolis. Rev. Russell Gilbert will officiate. Burial will follow at Metropolis Memorial Gardens.
Mary worked at and retired from Metropolis Nursing and Rehabilitation. She also worked at Massac Memorial Hospital and was a volunteer with Dorcas Quilters at Lutheran Church of the Cross. Mary was loved by many and will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Mary is survived by her daughters, Patty Ashby and husband Doug, Carla Shreves and husband Todd, Connie Logeman and husband Roger, all of Metropolis; seven grandchildren, Shawn Ashby, Melissa Fowler, Amy Anderson, Andrew Shreves, Timothy Logeman, Kristy Burnham, Christopher Logeman; eight great-grandchildren, Kelsey and Dakota Fowler, Charlotte, Nathan, and Jayden Anderson, McKinsey Logeman, David and Emily Burnham; one sister, Ella Mae Smith; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Stanley and Inis Ropiak; her husband of over 53 years Kenneth; and one grandson, Michael Shreves.
Visitation will be held Friday, April 19, 2013, at Cherry Street Pentecostal Church from 10 a.m. until the funeral hour.
Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Pallbearers—Roger Logeman, Todd Shreves, Doug Ashby, Shawn Ashby, Timothy Logeman, Greg Henry.