Sierra Freeman, 29, of Quincy, Ill., passed away at 12:14 a.m. Friday, Aug. 16, 2019.

Sierra Freeman, 29, of Quincy, Ill., passed away at 12:14 a.m. Friday, Aug. 16, 2019.

The family will host a celebration of life gathering 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, at Palmyra Flower City Park, Shelter 3, Palmyra, Mo., 63461.

Cremation arrangements are being handled by the Smith Funeral Home & Chapel of Hannibal.

Sierra was born on Dec. 11, 1989, in Burlington, Iowa, the daughter of Shirley Freeman.

Survivors include her siblings, Dwana White of Palmyra; Cody Rubemeyer of New London; Tony Freeman of Palmyra; Desaray Freeman of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; Makia Pike of Salem; sister by adoption, Erin Rubemeyer of Philadelphia, Mo.; and grandmother, Sandy Gibson of Salem.

Sierra was preceded in death by her mother, Shirley Freeman.

Sierra graduated from Quincy High School and went on further her education and just recently received a master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Southern California.

In her free time, Sierra enjoyed roller derby, fishing, being outdoors and loved her cats. Sierra was always there to lend a helping hand when someone was in need. Her favorite times were movies and traditional Mexican meals with her siblings.

Memorial contributions may be made to Dwana White to assist the family with funeral expenses, in care of Smith Funeral Home & Chapel.

Online condolences may be shared with the family on Sierra's memorial page at www.smithfuneralhomeandchapel.com