Rachel Beth (Freeman) Medina

Rachel Beth Freeman Medina passed away from a brain anuerysm in Clewiston, Fla., Aug. 10, 2013. She is formerly of West Frankfort, Ill. born to Brady Freeman and Naomi Smith Oct. 7, 1964.

She married Bruce Medina Aug. 27, 1996.

She is survived by her husband, daughter Maegan Russell (Troy Pendergraff) of Tennessee and son Matthew (Deanna) Russell of Kentucky. Rachel had 3 grandchildren: Edwin Jose Velez Jr. of Tennessee, Gracie Russell and Ryan Russell of Kentucky; sisters: Randa (George) Gass of West Frankfort, Ill., Rena Taylor of Schertz, Texas, Risa (Dave) Rodriguez of Carbondale, Ill., Robin (Clint) Marshall of Pryor, Okla., Ranessa (Bill) Rennaker of Mount Vernon, Ill.; brother, Russel (Stacey) Freeman of Mount Vernon, Ill.; uncle, Hosea (Jesse) Toms of Los Arcos, Texas; and aunt, Hilda Toms of Ontario, Calif. Rachel also had several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother Richard Rice.

After being cremated, the interment was Aug. 31, 2013, in Mason and Oddfellows Cemetery, Benton, Ill.

Published in Daily American News from Aug. 30 to Sept. 3, 2013