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Rachel Ann Sutton

December 1, 1977 — May 29, 2022

Humboldt, IL

Rachel Ann Sutton

RACHEL ANN SUTTON, 44, of Humboldt, IL passed away on Sunday, May 29, 2022.   

A memorial visitation will be held from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Monday, June 6, 2022 at the Freedom Life Church, 2205 Lafayette Ave, in Mattoon, IL   Private services will be held at a later date.  The Edwards Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.  

Rachel was born on December 1, 1977 in Mattoon, IL.   She was a daughter of Durward and Lee Ann (Hubbart) Askew.  She married Howard Sutton on October 31, 2020 where they resided in Humboldt, IL.

Rachel attended Lake Land College and received her Cosmetology License and later joined the Herff Jones family in Arcola, IL, where she met Howard Sutton. Recently she was employed at Stone Creek Products, in Chesterville, IL, where she absolutely loved her job.   

Rachel leaves behind her children, Shelby Thomason, and her boyfriend Jose Tamez, Aurora Gordon, granddaughter Niya Tamez, and stepchildren Noura Sutton Messmore, and Evan Sutton. Along with her brother Brian Askew (Lisa), Tanya Wilson (Jessie), Amy Askew, Katie Williams 
(fiancé Jeff Bridgewater), parents Lee Ann Kastl (Bert) and Durward Askew (Cathy), her maternal grandmother, Barbara Baker, two step-brothers, Shain Janssen and Jarod Fonner, and two step-sisters, Mindy Fonner and Amanda Minquiz (Cezar). 

She was preceded in death by her husband James “Howard” Sutton, grandfather Leeland Hubbart, aunt Diana Hubbart, great grandmother Verneda Hubbart, grandfather Joe Askew, grandmother Ethel Askew, and her special cousin Trisha Lucas. 

Rachel loved spending time with her kids, granddaughter, husband, and family any chance she got. In her free time, she loved being outdoors, mowing, planting flowers, music, always being on the move, and more than ever, Jesus. She and Howard will be missed dearly.   

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