February 9, 1938 - April 6, 2021
Sun Yong Jones (Yi) of Marion, age 83, passed away at 2:47 a.m. on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at her home. She was born on Wednesday, February 9, 1938 in Seoul, South Korea. Sun met her husband, Kenneth G. Jones, while he was stationed in South Korea as an MP for the US Army and they were united in marriage on Monday, August 9, 1965 at the U.S. Embassy in South Korea. They made their home in Sandwich, IL until 1993 when they moved to Marion, IL. In her spare time, she enjoyed watching her Korean TV shows, knitting, cooking her famous fried rice and egg rolls for her family and neighbors, and shopping. In her younger days, she loved taking car rides with her husband on country roads, sometimes not returning until dark, and gardening in their garden. The many memories created will now be cherished by those she leaves behind. She is survived by her husband, Kenneth; two daughters, Jody (John) Kruswicki and Kathy (Jeff) Lowery; four grandchildren, Jordan Davis, Johnny and Jessica Kruswicki and Makayla Lowery; two brothers, Sang (Moon) Yi and Sang Pak; sister, Sung Gum Yi; two brother’s in law, Art (Dot) Jones and Jerald (Sheila) Jones and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her mother, Chong Nan Yi and her sister Sang Gunk Yi. Arrangements have been entrusted to Wilson-McReynolds Funeral Home, 900 N. Court St., Marion. The visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 10, 2021, at the funeral home. Following the time of visitation, the funeral service will be at 12:00 p.m. with Pastor Jim Jackson and Pastor Steve Glenn presiding. Interment will follow in East Liberty Cemetery southwest of Marion, IL. For those who prefer, memorial contributions may be made to “Hospice of Southern Illinois”, and mailed in care of Wilson-McReynolds Funeral Home, 900 N. Court St, Marion, IL, 62959. Memorial envelopes will be available at the funeral home. For additional information call the funeral home at 618-993-2131. DUE TO HEALTH CONCERNS RELATED TO THE COVID-19 VIRUS AND BY THE SIGNING OF EXECUTIVE ORDER BY THE ILLINOIS GOVERNOR, if you are planning on attending the visitation and funeral service it is required you wear a mask and social distance yourself from others.
Sun Yong Jones (Yi) of Marion, age 83, passed away at 2:47 a.m. on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at her home. She was born on Wednesday, February 9, 1938 in Seoul, South Korea. Sun met her husband, Kenneth G. Jones, while he was stationed in South... View Obituary & Service Information
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