Rhonda Jenkins, 66, of Metropolis, passed away at 6:03 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023, at the Metropolis Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born at Massac Memorial Hospital on Aug. 24, 1956.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 27, 2023, at Hillerman Baptist Church Cemetery with Shane Baker officiating. Friends and family are asked to meet at the cemetery.

Rhonda was a phenomenal daughter, wife, mother and nana. In her 66 years of life, her family was her most valued treasure. She had a heart of gold and her smile would light up a room. She touched so many lives and when she loved, she loved hard.

Rhonda is survived by her husband, Larry Jenkins; daughter, Lee Ann LaBelle; grandchildren, Brittnie LaBelle and Chance LaBelle; six great-grandchildren; brother, Kenneth Beard and family; sister, Jeanie Lou Anderson (Bob); and special sister-in-law, Mary Jenkins.

Rhonda was preceded in death by her father, Hubert Beard, and mother, Wanda Lee (Nelson) Elliott.

Memorials may be made in Rhonda’s name to Loftus-McManus Funeral Home, P.O. Box 760, Metropolis, IL 62960 or on her obituary page, www.aikinsfarmer-millerfh.com/Rhonda-Jenkins to help the family with the unexpected funeral expenses.

Pallbearers will be Chance LaBelle, Eric Carl, LaVonte Casey, Cole Jenkins, David Pritchett and Henry Jenkins.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home.

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