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Agnes Rose, 80, of El Paso, formerly of Metropolis, passed away Sunday (Feb. 10, 2019) at her home.

Her funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home, Metropolis. Burial will follow in Masonic Cemetery.

Agnes attended Assembly of God Church in El Paso.

Agnes is survived by two children, Tammy Smith and husband, Paul, Lebanon, Mo., and Donald Rose and wife, Cheryl, El Paso; five grandchildren, Joseph Buchanan, Tabitha Brownlee, David Smith, Angelica Campbell and Philip Smith; 10 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Stanley S. Norton; mother and stepfather, Mary (Abner) and William B. Averitt Sr.; husband, Donald Wayne Rose; two daughters, Theresa Scheiber and Joyce Marie Brownlee; two grandsons, Luke Anthony Brownlee and Floyd Allen Brownlee; four brothers, Stanley Norton, Albert Norton, William B. Averitt Jr. and Gary Lee Averitt; two sisters, Eva Mae Ensor and Katrina Lea.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home, Metropolis.

Memorials may be made to Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home through the website or via mail at P.O. Box 760, Metropolis, IL 62960, to assist the family with funeral expenses.

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