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Jo Ann (Huckleberry) Skees

February 11, 1942 ~ January 8, 2019 (age 76)

Jo Ann Skees, age 76, of Metropolis, IL, passed away at 7:56 am on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at her residence.

Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Friday, January 11, 2019 at the Loftus-McManus Brookport Funeral Home with Charles Kilpatrick officiating. Burial will follow in Pell Cemetery.

Jo Ann worked at Walmart for several years and was a member of Mt. Pleasant Church of Christ.

Jo Ann is survived by the love of her life, Larry Metcalf of Metropolis; three daughters, Sherri Troutt of Metropolis, Terri Underwood and husband George of Brookport, and Tammy Troutt of Louisville, KY; two sons, Jeff “Bones” Fults and wife Victoria of Metropolis and Johnny Fults of Lone Oak, KY; 14 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; one sister, Lynn Cremeens of Johnston City, IL; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Juanita (Singleton) Huckleberry; one grandson, Kyle Russell.

Visitation will be held Thursday evening, January 10, 2019 at the Loftus-McManus Brookport Funeral Home from 6 to 8 pm.

Memorials may be given in Jo Ann’s name to SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Foundation 3800 Park Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110. Online condolences may be left at

Donations may be made to:

SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Foundation
3800 Park Ave, St. Louis MO 63110

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