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Brenda Kay (Russell) Herring

October 11, 1943 — January 25, 2022


Brenda Kay Herring, 78, of Metropolis passed away on Tuesday, January 25, 2022, in Metropolis.

Brenda was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. She enjoyed cooking, canning, and working crossword puzzles. Brenda was a loving person and loved her family.

Surviving are her two daughters, Katherine Herring of Metropolis and Angela Herring Cook of Metropolis; two brothers, Fred (Katherine Sue) Russell of Metropolis; Greg (Denise) Russell of Metropolis; one grandson, Jared Cook of Canada; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 37 years, Charles “Buddy” Herring; her parents, Stanley and Helen Russell; and her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Charles and Hettie Herring.

Graveside services will be at 2:00pm on Saturday, January 29, 2022, at Metropolis Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Darian Rottman officiating. Burial will follow.

Friends may visit the family from 11:00am to 1:00pm on Saturday at Lindsey Funeral Home in Paducah.

In lieu of flowers donation may be made in her honor to: M.D. Anderson Cancer Research at

Online condolences may be left at

Lindsey Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements.

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Service Schedule

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Saturday, January 29, 2022

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Graveside Service

Saturday, January 29, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Metropolis Memorial Gardens

2811 North Avenue, Metropolis, IL 62960

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