Ida Strong, 82, of Metropolis, died Monday, Sept. 9, 2019 at Southgate Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Metropolis.

Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12 at Miller-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home in Metropolis with Pastor John Kiehl officiating. Burial will follow in Canaan Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on Thursday from noon until the funeral hour at the funeral home.

Mrs. Strong was of the Christian faith.

Survivors include her sons, Kenneth D. Strong Jr., Jack Strong and wife Sheila, Donald Strong and wife Ada and Greg Strong and wife Katrina; her grandchildren, Richard Williams, Jessica Williams, David Williams, Jackson Strong, Jordan Strong, Sydney Baker, Rowena Frazier, Cody Strong, Aaron Strong and Bryce Strong; 11 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Nora Reeves Hendrix; her husband, Kenneth D. Strong Sr.; one daughter-in-law, Janet Strong; one great-granddaughter; and 11 siblings.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois, 305 S. Illinois St., Belleville, IL 62220-2159.

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