Rachel A. Stonum, 72, of Altamont, died at 4:05 a.m. Friday, Oct.12, 2018 at HSHS St. John’s Hospital in Springfield
Rachel was born Thursday, March 7, 1946, in Charleston to Charlie and Beulah (Millage) Veach.
She had been employed at the Altamont Garment Factory and Lutheran Care Center, both in Altamont.
Rachel is survived by son, James (Jennifer) Stonum of Farina; daughter Wanda (Kevin) Ellis of Altamont; brother Lowell (Mickey) Veach of Mason; sisters, Mary and Wanda Higgs, both of Altamont; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers Bud, Harold, Dale, Paul, Rex, Gilbert, and Max V; and sister Juanita.
Family services will be held at a later date at Mason Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.
Gieseking Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements and online condolences may be expressed at www.giesekingfh.com.