Alma Schneider
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Alma Irene Schneider, 91, of Metropolis, passed away at 12:10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 21, 2014 at Southgate Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Metropolis.

Alma was a member of Metropolis First Baptist Church, and she taught Sunday school for many years.

She also volunteered at the American Red Cross, Happy Hearts and Good Samaritan Nursing Home for over 20 years.

Alma enjoyed playing every game imaginable with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include three children, Robert V. Schneider, Danny A. Schneider and wife Ann and Sonya K. Schneider, all of Metropolis; eight grandchildren, Beth Durbin and husband Tracy of Almo, Ky., John Schneider and wife Orleta of Cape Girardeau, Mo., Mark Schneider and wife Emily of Brookport, Lori Harris and husband Nathan of Hermitage, Tenn., Tim Arnold and wife Amy of Godfrey, Corey Johnston and wife Andrea of Collinsville and Lynn Goines and husband Jason and Ashley Brown and husband Markus, all of Metropolis; 17 great-grandchildren, Elysa Elkins and husband Jamie, Shelby Durbin, Avery Rayfield, Zavier Schneider, Gracen Rayfield, Breanna Norin, Eli Harris, Ella Harris, Ethan Goines, Emma Goines, Gus Arnold, Sam Arnold, Nickayly English, Dathan English, Kaylor Brown, Dorian Brown and Emma Johnston; two great-great-grandchildren, Will Elkins and Chloe Sanders; four sisters, Eulean Baker, Lenoris Russell and Merna Shepler, all of Metropolis, and Ellen O. Orr of Louisville, Ky.; one brother, J.B. Henson and wife Marge of Yuma, Ariz.; two sisters-in-law, Maxine Schneider and Doris Reinhardt and husband Ed; numerous nieces and nephews; and special friends, Caitlin Krueger and Cheryl Shreves.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Nana Throgmorton Henson; her husband, Robert S. Schneider; and one sister, Karen Henson.

Funeral service was held Sunday at Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home in Metropolis with John Schneider officiating.

Burial followed at Metropolis Memorial Gardens.

Memorials may be made to MS Society — Gateway Area Chapter, 1867 Lackland Hill Pkwy., St. Louis, MO 63146; or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908.

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