METROPOLIS, Ill. — Lavinia Pearl Sinclair “Benji” Eyer, 103, of Metropolis died at 7:25 a.m. Tuesday at the Metropolis Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Mrs. Eyer is survived by one son, Charles Sinclair Eyer of Lexington, Ky,; two daughters, Beth Carol Dempsey of Lexington, and Lois Eleanor Eyer of Brookport; 10 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; 20 great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Minor Eyer; two brothers; one great-grandchild; and two great-great grandchildren. Her parents were Alonzo and Frances Elizabeth Morris Sinclair.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Maplelawn Cemetery in Paducah with the Rev. Larry Call officiating.
Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Friday at Brookport Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Brookport First Christian Church, 302 Crockett St., Brookport, IL 62910; or the Illinois Audubon Society, P.O. Box 2547, Springfield, IL 62708.