Wanda Mae Shell, 79, of Metropolis, formerly of Burna, Ky., died Saturday, May 16, 2015, at Lourdes hospital. She was a member of Joppa Missionary Baptist Church. She is survived by one daughter, Tammy Varvel of Metropolis; two brothers, Charles Watson of Marocco, Indiana and Gary Watson of Marion, Ky.; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one brother and one sister. Her parents were Orville and Cassie Belt Watson. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 23, 2015, at Boyd Funeral Directors in Salem, Ky. Burial will follow in Salem Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, May 22, 2015, at the funeral home.
Cason Lamar Durrett, 1-month-old son of Amanda Cozzie and Cody Durrett of Metropolis, died Thursday, May 14, 2015, at Massac Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his grandparents, Rhonda Hallman and husband Larry of Abernant, of Alabama, Jerry Durrett of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and Glenda and Louis Cozzie of Metropolis; and several aunts and uncles. Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home in Metropolis.