Rebecca Lynn Jerrels, 29, of Marion, IL passed away at her residence, at 1:37 a.m., Sunday, August 27, 2017. Rebecca was born on May 11, 1988 in Marion, Illinois to Bill and Elaine (Cox) Jerrels. Rebecca had a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.
Becca will be remembered by her family and friends by her contagious laugh and smile. She was a beautiful person inside and out, a loving daughter, sister, and friend. She was a bright and talented artist. She was a compassionate person who could brighten any day with her entertaining personality and humor.
Becca was quick to warm to people and create lasting memories for all with whom she came into contact. She loved her family and friends unconditionally. Her kindheartedness made it impossible for her not to share in the joys of the people around her.
As many of her friends know, she was always excited for and with them when something big or small happened in their lives. The memory of her loving, spirited, passionate personality will remain in our hearts forever.
Surviving family members include her parents, Bill and Elaine Jerrels of Harrisburg; brother, Travis Jerrels and wife Arielle of St. Charles, MO; sister Elizabeth Dennison and husband Tyler, of Galatia; aunt Ramona Douglas and husband John; uncle Joe Jerrels and wife Sandra; uncle Bob Jerrels and wife Debra; aunt Nancy Oshel and husband Mike; numerous cousins; and many dear friends.
She was preceded in death by her brother Eric Scott Jerrels.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, August 31, 2017 at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg. The Rev. Stan Pennell will officiate. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to the service time on Thursday, at Reed Funeral Chapel.
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