Lorena McGinnis
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Lorena McGinnis, 89, of Metropolis, passed away on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at Massac Memorial Hospital in Metropolis.

Mrs. McGinnis was a 50-year member of Weaver Creek Baptist Church of Metropolis and also attended Macedonia Baptist Church for many years. Lorena was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother.

Lorena is survived by one daughter, Pam Turner and husband Ike of Metropolis; three sons, Elvis McGinnis and wife Connie, Warren McGinnis and wife Wanda and Gary McGinnis and wife Paula, all of Metropolis; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and six sisters-in-law, Bessie Barnes, Laura Ellerbusch, Evelyn Shelton, Thelma McGinnis, Jane McGinnis and Vera McGinnis.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Otto and Bertha Marshall Barnes; her dad, Barney Ellerbusch; her husband, Loren McGinnis; two brothers; two sisters; one sister-in-law; and three brothers-in-law.

Funeral service was held Saturday at Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home in Metropolis with Rev. David Krueger, Rev. Frank Forthman, Rev. Shawn Vandergriff and Rev. Marvin Ballard officiating. Burial followed at Metropolis Memorial Gardens.

Memorials may be made to the Outreach Ministry of Weaver Creek Baptist Church, 2748 North Ave., Metropolis, IL 62960.

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