Graces Estes
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Grace M. Estes, 89 of Metropolis, passed away at 7:55 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013 at her residence.

Grace was a member of First Baptist Church in Metropolis and a former member of the Volleville Homemakers.

Survivors include one son, James Estes and wife Marita of Metropolis; two stepgrandchildren, Brent Dupree of Lexington, Ky. and Candice Banks and husband Terry of Metropolis; three stepgreat-grandchildren, Tevin, Caitlyn, and Hayden Banks, all of Metropolis; her nieces, Vera May Huntsinger and husband Dan, Kara Foust and husband Keith and children Rebecca and Aiden Foust all of Gastonia, N.C., Nancy Jones and husband Fred, Amy Chesnut and husband Phillip and children Carson and Miles Chesnut all of Paducah, and Jessica Luebshaw of Shreveport, La.; and her nephews, Ted Luebshaw and wife Karen of Metropolis and Davin, Dean and Matthew Lammey, all of Hernando, Miss.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Otto Louis and Ethel Inez Mitchell Mittendorf; her husband, John Bill Estes; one sister, Betty Ruth Karber and husband Bert; one sister-in-law, Millissia Estes; and one nephew, Allan Luebshaw.

Funeral service was held Friday at First Baptist Church in Metropolis with Rev. Joe Buchanan officiating. Music was provided by Stecia Gregory, pianist.

Burial followed at Metropolis Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers were Ted Luebshaw, Tom Mittendorf, Dale Mittendorf, Davin Lammey, Terry Banks and Eddie Goatley.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 307 Massac Creek Rd., Metropolis, IL 62960.

Miller Funeral Home of Metropolis was in charge of arrangements.

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