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Virginia "Jenny" Darnell

January 1, 1945 ~ May 29, 2022 (age 77)


Virginia “Jenny” Darnell, 77 of Metropolis, IL, passed away on Sunday, May 29, 2022 at her daughter’s residence surrounded by family.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm on Thursday, June 2, 2022 at Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home in Metropolis with Rev. David Siere officiating. Burial will follow in Masonic Cemetery #10 in New Columbia, IL.

Jenny was retired from Southgate Health Care Center after 20 years in the Dietary Department. She was of Christian faith and enjoyed working in her yard and gardening, taking walks and spending time with her sister and family.

Jenny is survived by her children, Lou Ann Stokesberry and husband Scott of West Paducah, KY, Carolyn Morgan of Paducah, KY, Tammy Hornback and husband Keith of Metropolis, IL, and Rickie Darnell and wife Mary of Mayfield, KY; 7 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; siblings, James Edington of Brookport, IL, Virgil Edington (Joann) of Golconda, IL, Walter Edington (Betty) of Golconda, IL, Junior Edington of Paducah, KY, Dale Edington (Nancy) of Ledbetter, KY, Doris Vowell (Scott) of Brookport, IL, Carmen Bates of Brookport, IL, and John Edington (Liz) of Marianna, FL; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jerrel and Elsie (Pannell) Edington; one infant son; and sister, Elsie Parrish.

A visitation with the family will be held from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm on Thursday, June 2nd at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be given in Jenny’s name to Mercy Health Hospice 225 Medical Center Drive Suite 203, Paducah, KY 42003. Condolences may be left online at

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June 2, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home
70 Jon Street
Metropolis, IL 62960

Funeral Service
June 2, 2022

1:00 PM
Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home
70 Jon Street
Metropolis, IL 62960


Mercy Health Hospice
P.O. Box 7100, Paducah KY 42002

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