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Official Obituary of

Cynthia R. Metrakoudes

October 6, 1947 ~ December 6, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Cynthia Metrakoudes Obituary

Cynthia Rose Persson Metrakoudes of Roscoe, IL passed from this life into the presence of her Lord on Wednesday, December 6, 2023 while surrounded by her family.  Cynthia was the wife of Nick Metrakoudes. They were married at Boulevard Baptist Church in Greenville, SC on August 1, 1970. 

She earned a bachelor of science degree in education at Bob Jones University, and a master's of education at the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater. She taught at Mercer Elementary in Mercer, Missouri and at Burdge Elementary in Beloit, WI. She also started and operated Rainbow Station Nursery School in Beloit, WI.

Cynthia was preceded in death by her father, evangelist Bob Persson and by her mother, Ada O. Persson. She has two brothers, Bob Persson, Jr. of Traveler's Rest, SC and Stephen Persson of Overland Park, KS. Cynthia is survived by her husband; daughter, Heidi Metrakoudes-Hewett; and two grandsons, Aiden and Liam Hewett of Athens, GA.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2024, at Harrison Bible Baptist Church in Harrison, IL, at 2:00 P.M. A Graveside Service was held on December 13, 2023 in Scottish Argyle Cemetery.  


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Graveside Service
December 13, 2023

9:30 AM
Scottish Argyle Cemetery
8901 Picken Road
Caledonia, IL 61011

Memorial Service
April 20, 2024

2:00 PM
Harrison Bible Baptist Church
11878 Genesee Street
Rockton, IL 61072


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