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RaiDean Jenkel O'Brien

July 23, 1978 — February 16, 2020

Bush- RaiDean Jenkel O’Brien, age 41, of Bush, passed away at 9:49pm on Sunday, February 16, 2020 at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis.

RaiDean was born in DuQuoin on July 23, 1978, the daughter of Bobby and Pam (Kash) Jenkel. She married Dwayne O’Brien in Bush on February 6, 2017.

Prior to her illness, RaiDean had worked as a manager at McDonalds for more than 16 years.

Survivors include her husband- Dwayne O’Brien of Bush

Mother- Pam Jenkel of DuQuoin

Grandmother- Jean Kash of DuQuoin

Aunt- Martha Kash of Florida

Father-in-law and Mother-in-law- Rick and Sharon Keebler of Bush

Two Sister-in-laws- Amber Holland of Bush

     Brandie Holland of Hurst

Two Nieces- Kayla Parini of Bush

     Azlyn Needham of Hurst

Two Nephews- Billy Holland of Bush

     Garret Bean of Hurst

Best Friend- Laci Lou of DuQuoin

She was preceded in death by her father- Bobby Jenkel.

Funeral services will be held at 12pm on Monday, February 24, 2020 at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin withy Sister Linda Godfrey officiating. Burial will follow at Blairsville Cemetery. A time of visitation will be held from 10am-12pm on Monday, February 24, 2020 at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home and will be accepted at the funeral home; 201 S. 13th Street; Herrin, IL 62948.

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Monday, February 24, 2020

Starts at 12:00 pm

Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home

201 S 13th St, Herrin, IL 62948

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