Genevieve May, 86, of Metropolis, passed away at midnight on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, at Baptist Health Paducah.

Private graveside services will be held.

Genevieve retired from Massac Memorial Hospital where she was the purchasing supervisor. She was a member of First United Methodist Church and enjoyed quilting.

Genevieve is survived by her husband of 69 years, Wilburn May; daughters, Cathy Childers and husband Paul and Sandy Trail; four grandchildren, Sarah Childers, Andrew Childers, Chad (Holly) Trail and Jackie Harang; one great granddaughter, Anissa Trail; siblings, Neva (Joe) Hicks, Alice Shelby, Brenda (Randy) Langford, John “Sonny” (Wanda) Sullivan, Roger (Ann) Sullivan, Lindell (Mary) Sullivan; several nieces and nephews.

Genevieve was preceded in death by her parents, Coy and Flora (Johnston) Sullivan; son-in-law, Mark Trail; siblings, Valda Johnson, Jane Williams, Louise Reed, Donald Sullivan, and Floyd Sullivan.

Memorials may be made in Genevieve’s name to First United Methodist Church, 100 E. 5th Street, Metropolis, IL 62960.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home. Online condolence may be left at

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