Jessica Lasswell

Jessica LasswellJessica M. Lasswell, 40, of rural Lewistown died Aug. 25, 2015, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

She was born March 13, 1975, in Davenport, Iowa, a daughter of Donald E. Jr. and Kathy M. Skiles Stoddard. She married Brian Lasswell on Oct. 23, 1993, in Smithfield. He survives.

Also surviving are her mother and stepfather, Kathy and Walter Thomas of Cuba; three children, Jesse (and Jordyn Longenecker) Lasswell, Devin James Lasswell and Ashlynn Dawn Marie Lasswell, all of Lewistown; six sisters, Amanda Joy (and Troy) Chisum of Canton, Raychel May (and Ted Abernathy) Thomas of Cuba, Cathi Jean (and Kris Woolfolk) Stoddard of Moline, Jen (and Jeff) Decock of Colona, Jami Stoddard of Rock Island and Vicki (and Adam) Myers of Cowansville, Pa.; three brothers, Donald Eugene Stoddard III of Lewistown, Ronnie Ray (and Sue) Thomas of Pekin, and Robbie Ray Thomas of Forrest City; and two grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her father, Donald E. Stoddard Jr.; and one infant daughter, Brianna Marie Lasswell.

She was a cook at Prairieview Care Center in Lewistown.

Services were held at Cuba Christian Church with Pastors Corby Skiles and Mike Arnett officiating. Burial was at Cuba Cemetery. Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Cuba was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the family to assist with funeral expenses c/o Kathy Thomas, PO Box 853, Cuba, IL 61427.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 9/2/2015

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