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Ida Louise (Hillebrand) Sparks

June 13, 1957 ~ August 8, 2020 (age 63)

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Ida Louise Sparks, age 63, of Metropolis, passed away with her loving family by her side on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at Baptist Health Paducah.

Ida Louise Hillebrand was born on June 13, 1957 to George and Mildred (Rogers) Hillebrand. She worked for years at Walmart until her health would not allow it. Ida loved the flowers she planted, her nightly mule rides around the farm place, and her life-long church Seven Mile Baptist, but most of all, she loved her girls, granddaughters, and great grandson, who was her pride and joy and first boy of the family.

Ida is survived by her two daughters, Tonya Davis and husband Tim and Jessica Sparks; granddaughters, Stephanie Willis and husband Aaron, Natalie Davis, Ashley Davis, Tenley Davis, and Kealey Wise; great grandson, Hunter Willis; sister, Judy Cremeens and husband Kenny; brother, Danny and wife Debbie; tons of nieces, nephews, greats, great-greats, other family and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Gearld Hillebrand, Kenneth Hillebrand, Bobby Joe Hillebrand and Sharon Pritchett.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday night, August 12, 2020 at Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home from 6 to 8 pm. A graveside service will be held at 10 am on Thursday, August 13th at Seven Mile Baptist Church Cemetery with her great nephew, Nate Hillebrand officiating. Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery.

Memorial contributions  and condolences may be given on Ida’s obituary page at www.aikinsfarmer-millerfh.com to help the family with funeral expenses or to the Susan G. Komen Foundation 13770 Noel Road, Suite 801889, Dallas, TX, 75380.   

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August 12, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Loftus-McManus Funeral Homes Inc.
70 Jon Street / P.O. Box 760
Metropolis, IL 62960

Graveside Service
August 13, 2020

10:00 AM
Seven Mile Baptist Church Cemetery
2513 IL-145 Road
Metropolis, IL 62960

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