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Jennifer J. Dement

February 18, 1971 — August 26, 2019

Jennifer J. (Bragg) Dement, age 48, of Rochelle, IL, passed away on August 25, 2019 due to heart complications. Jennifer was born February 18, 1971 in Sycamore, IL to Linda (Hurt) Payton and John “Hud” Bragg. Although she was born and raised in the DeKalb area, Jenny spent most of her life in Arkansas. She had recently moved to Rochelle where she was happily employed at Comfort Inn & Suites.

Jenny is survived by her mother and dad, Linda and Robert Payton of Rochelle; siblings Melody (McCleskey) Stover of Arlington, IA, Wesley (Rita Horrell) McCleskey of Mammoth Spring, AR, Vicky Bragg of TN, and Vonda Bragg of TN; the love of her life, Neil Barker, his children Joseph, Ryan, and Kayla, and 14 grandchildren in MI; several aunts, cousins, nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Jennifer is preceded in death by her father, John “Hud” Bragg.

A celebration of Jennifer’s life will be held for all friends, family and loved ones to attend on Thursday, August 29, 2019 from 4pm-7pm at Comfort Inn & Suites in Rochelle. A private graveside service will be held at a later date in Fairfield, IL.

Arrangements entrusted to Beverage-Lyons Family Funeral Home, Rochelle, IL. Online condolences may be made at:

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