Evelyn Elizabeth Denson, 86, of Metropolis, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Paducah.
Evelyn was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Metropolis. A homemaker all her life, she loved cooking and baking for her family and friends.
Evelyn had a love for volunteering and helping others when in need.
Survivors include her three sons, Chuck Denson and wife Rhonda and John Denson, all of Paducah, and Bill Denson and wife Debra of Katy, Texas; her grandchildren, Jason Denson and wife Heather of Houston, Texas, Eric Denson and wife Shannon of Edwardsville, Chad Denson and wife Lindsey of Louisville, Kentucky, Chase Denson and wife Whitney of Paducah, Phillip Patterson and wife Paige, and Jacqueline Denson and Nick Denson, all of Katy; her great-grandchildren, Alex Denson, Mackenzie Patterson, Kate Denson, Alli Denson, Lilah Patterson, Hallie Denson and Gus Denson; and several nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Charles "Jack" Denson; her parents, George and Hazel Terrell; and three siblings.
Funeral service was held Wednesday at Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home in Metropolis with Virgil Cox officiating. Burial followed at Metropolis Memorial Gardens.
Evelyn's family would like to express their sincere thanks and appreciation to her nurses and caregivers at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center at Mercy Health Lourdes Hospital, as well as to their lifelong friends, Jim and Joanie Klankey of Brookport.