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Anna Jean (Story) Darnell

March 20, 1930 ~ January 11, 2020 (age 89)

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Anna Jean (Story) Darnell, age 89 of Metropolis, Illinois passed away at 1:55 pm on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at her residence.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 from 1 pm to 4 pm at Loftus-McManus Brookport Funeral Home with burial to follow in Pell cemetery with Bro. Justin Wolfe officiating.

Anna worked for many years at Crown Burger, Charlie’s Drive In, and Montego’s. She was of the Baptist faith and a member of the Eastern Star.

Anna is survived by her children, Darrell Darnell and wife Jennifer, Anna Darnell, Ronnie Darnell, and Scott Darnell; daughter-in-law, Jetta Darnell; 7 grandchildren; several great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; ½ sisters, Mary Lou Stopa and Margie Wilson; several nieces and nephews.

Anna was preceded in death by her parents, Charles Thomas and Mary Anna (Rudolph) Story; husband, Odis L. Darnell; son, Odie Darnell; one great grandson; sisters, Betty Drake and Virgie Roberts; two ½ brothers.

Memorials may be made in Anna’s name to Alzheimer’s Association, 225 North Michigan Avenue, Floor 17, Chicago, Illinois 60601.

Pallbearers will be Darrell Darnell, Patrick Pevahouse, Justin Darnell, Bruce Darnell, Caleb Darnell, and Michael Pevahouse.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Loftus-McManus Brookport Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at


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January 14, 2020

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Loftus-McManus Brookport Funeral Home
7742 South US 45 Rd.
Brookport, IL 62910

January 14, 2020

4:00 PM
Pell Cemetery
Pell Road
Brookport, IL 62910


Alzheimer's Association
225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago IL 60601

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