Irene Wagner
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Irene Yewell Wagner, 92, of Metropolis, died Thursday, June 28, 2012 at Metropolis Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Born March 2, 1920 in Golconda, Mrs. Wagner was a member of Palestine Cumberland Presbyterian Church and was a homemaker.

Survivors include one daughter, Joann Little and husband Gary of Grand Chain; one son, Johnny Yewell and wife Carolyn of Jacksonville, Fla.; five grandchildren, Kelvin Kunath, Jo Ellen Vidmar, Christi Perkins, Brandon Yewell and Nathan Yewell; and seven great-grandchildren, Kelvin Kunath II, Kyle Kunath, Trevor Williams, Amber Davis, Amanda Davis, Taylor McKinley and Kendal McKinley.

She was preceded in death by her first husband of 42 years, Kermit N. Yewell; her second husband of 18 years, Wayne Wagner; her parents, Otto and Sarah Cummins Belford; three sisters, Audrey Brown, Mary Davis and Ressie Billington; and three brothers, Alvis Belford, Donald Belford and Lloyd Belford.

Funeral service was held Saturday at Aly Funeral Home in Eddyville with Rev. Roy Baker officiating. Burial followed at Sulphur Springs Cemetery in Pope County.

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