Kwabena Nketia Jones, affectionately known as, (BenaKee) passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2019 following a courageous battle with lung cancer. Kwabena was born on November 18, 1972 in Joliet, IL.
Survived by her five children, Brittany Jones, Joliet; Jordan Jones, Chicago, IL; Toniea, Destiny, and Jeremiah Jones, all of Joliet; mother, Dr. Glenda McCullum, Joliet; father, Willie J. Jones, Joliet; three brothers, Thurmond Lurry, Nathan (Erika) McCullum, Joliet and Marcus Fears, Meridian, MS; one grandchild, Savanna Jones, Joliet; two grandmothers, Margaret (Bill) Lively, Joliet; Vertie Gause, Joliet; a host of special cousins; two nieces, one nephew; relatives, friends, and special friends, Ebony Hardin; Kitty Burk and Warren Woodard.
Preceded in death by grandfathers; Esau Jones, Rev. Joseph Wright; aunts, Mayola Adams, Peggy Wright. Gloria Wallace; and uncle, Buford Wright.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, May 19, 2019 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at All Nations C.O.G.I.C., 503 S. Water St., Joliet, IL, Eld. Dwayne Barefield, pastor. Celebration of Life at 7:00 PM. Interment, Monday, May 20, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Elmhurst Cemetery, Joliet, IL.