Rebecca Ruth French, 50, of Brighton, IL, died at St. Anthony’s Hospital, Alton, IL on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at 4:51 a.m.
She was born July 27, 1971, in Carrollton, IL to Harold Rich & Verna Kay Harbaugh Rich.
She married Stephen French on December 20, 1992 in Palmyra, IL.
She was a teachers aide for Southwestern High School. Rebecca was head cook at Mac-Gomery Christian Service Camp (Camp Mac). She was a member of the First Christian Church of Gillespie, IL. She enjoyed crochet, sewing, baking and reading.
She is survived by her parents, spouse, Stephen French of Brighton, IL, children, Samantha French of Lincoln, IL, Jonathan (Kimberly) French of Jerseyville, IL, Bethany French of Brighton, IL, Anthony Luke French of Brighton, IL, siblings, Jim (Bonnie) Rich of Greenfield, IL, Steve (Cathy) Rich of Springfield, IL, Shari Rich of North Liberty, IA, David (Laura) Rich of Brighton, IL, Mary (Terry) Young of Vero Beach, FL and Sandy Rich of Florissant, MO.
Friends were able to call on Friday, October 29, 2021 at First Christian Church, Gillespie from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Funeral services were held on Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at First Christian Church, Gillespie. Arthur Roemer officiated. Burial will be at Asbury Cemetery, Greenfield, IL. The family prefers flowers sent to the church or memorials made to Camp Mac. Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at www.kravanyafuneral.com. Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, IL is in charge of the arrangements.