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Matsue N. Troutt

Matsue N. Troutt, age 85 years, a resident of Metropolis and a former resident of Golconda, passed away Monday morning, February 11, 2019, at 4:30 AM at Southgate Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Metropolis.

Matsue was born June 26, 1933 on Gusukube-Oho (Okinawa) Japan.

She was united in marriage to Paul Troutt, Sr. on December 31, 1959. He preceded her in death on April 11, 1992.

Survivors include: her children – Ken (Dana) Troutt, Fred (Debbie) Troutt, Margaret Lamb, Linda (Steve) Shelby, Paul (Shelley) Troutt, Jr., Marilyn Troutt, and Martin (Crystal) Troutt; 17 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, her brother – Hetoshi Taira and a nephew – Tsuyoshi Taira bothof Ryukyu Island Japan.

Matsue was preceded in death by her husband – Paul Troutt, Sr., and infant son – Bobby Troutt, a daughter – Carolyn Gibbs, and 2 great grandchildren.

Matsue was a homemaker.  She attended the Brookport Church of God.  Matsue enjoyed writing, journaling and listening to music.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday afternoon, February 13, 2019, at 1 PM at the Brookport Church of God, 203 East 4thStreet, Brookport, Illinois.  Pastor Charles Tate will officiate.  Burial will be in the Reevesville Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Wednesday from 11 AM – 1 PM at the Brookport Church of God.

Memorials may be made to the Reevesville Cemetery, c/o Bruce Cummins, 9 Chick St., Metropolis, Illinois 62960.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna.

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