Stacey Ann Purcell, 68, of Metropolis, passed from this life into Jesus arms on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at her home surrounded by family and friends.
Stacey loved to serve others, as she was a retired registered nurse and a longtime home health nurse, where she served both the Paducah and Metropolis areas.
On Aug. 15, 1950, Stacey was born to Mr. and Mrs. Harold Gowins in Paducah. She was raised with her sisters and cousins surrounding her. She was a lover of life and enjoyed making people laugh throughout her life.
Stacey loved her family and friends; often cooking for them, where was told often she was a great cook. Holidays with her were great.
Survivors include her husband, Everett Purcell of Metropolis; three daughters, DeLane Hooks and fiancé Frank Roehrich of Brookport, Teresa Iles and husband Steven of Cunningham, Kentucky and Erin Roberts and husband Sam of Smithland, Kentucky; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one sister, Connie Kommer of Cartersville; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Harold Gowins and Aline Hattie Laird Gowins; her in-laws, Charles "Pete" Purcell and Dorothy Burlingam Purcell; two granddaughters: ChrisDee Jean Gough and Hailey Madison Hooks; one son-in-law, Robin Hooks; two sisters, Norma Stockton and Nova McGregor; two brothers-in-law, Brea Stockton and Don Kommer; and one nephew, Shannon McGreger.
Graveside service was held Wednesday at Buzzards Roost Cemetery with Rev. Jon Cockrel officiating.
Loftus-McManus Brookport Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.