Mary Jean Pace Proffitt

Mary Jean Pace Proffitt

Mary Jean Pace Proffitt, 94, of Metropolis, died at 2:35 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, at Southgate Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Graveside services were at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Antioch Cemetery in Rosebud. Dr. Joe Buchanan officiated.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Metropolis and the Flight 9 Jayco camping club.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ed and Lula Chaney Gross; her first husband, Earl Pace; her second husband, Norman Proffitt; an infant son; and a sister, Gladys Jennings.

Memorials can be made to First Baptist Church, 307 Massac Creek Rd., Metropolis, Ill. 62960.

Miller Funeral Home in Metropolis was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be left at

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