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METAMORA - Nancy A. Wage, 63, of Metamora, a Christian who went home with her Lord, passed away at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 31, 2016, at her home.
She was born Sept. 27, 1952, in Ellijay, Ga., to Cavit and Lola (Jones) Hawkins. She married Sherman Wage on June 26, 1989, in Mackinaw.
Surviving are her husband of Metamora; two daughters, Lisa (Tom) Pelfrey of Wasilla, Alaska, and Jeri Evans of Metamora; one stepdaughter, Mary Beth Wage of Germantown Hills; two grandchildren, Michala and Caden Watkins of Metamora; one sister, Maxine Bolin of Mackinaw; one brother, Danny Hawkins of Tremont; three nephews and one niece.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, William and Jerry Hawkins; and one sister, Brenda Wall.
Nancy had worked as a bookkeeper in the medical industry.
She loved gardening, sewing and enjoyed writing poetry.
Visitation will be from 12 noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, 2016, at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton, followed by a funeral service at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Marv Claassen officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memory Gardens in Morton.


Memorials may be made to the Illinois CancerCare Foundation, 8940 N. Wood Sage Road, Peoria, IL 61615.