Kwang Yun "Kim" Stone

November 14, 1945 ~ October 23, 2023 (age 77) 77 Years Old

Kwang Yun "Kim" Stone Obituary

 Kwang Yun “Kim” Stone, 77, passed away peacefully on October 23, 2023 surrounded by her loved ones. She was born on November 14, 1945 in Daejon, South Korea and immigrated to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1968. She was married to her sweetheart, Thomas Stone for over 41 years. Since moving to Opelika, AL in 1986, Kim was an active member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and worked with Opelika City Schools. She later became an active member of Auburn Opelika Korean Church.

Kim was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Stone.

She is survived by her three children: Kim Gilliland (Steve), Lorraine Eaton (Carlton) and Thomas Stone, Jr. (Ashley); along with 2 grandchildren: Tommy Riggs and Thomas Stone III; her sister, Kwang Wun Brazeau (Arthur) and several nieces, nephews and her family in South Korea.

Visitation will be held at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home on Friday, October 27th, 2023 from 6-8 PM. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 28th, 2023 at 10 AM at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home followed by a graveside service at Garden Hills Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, The Stone family asks that donations be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Opelika, Al or Auburn-Opelika Korean Church in Opelika, Al.

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October 27, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home
1500 Frederick Road
Opelika, AL 36801

Funeral Service
October 28, 2023

10:00 AM
Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home
1500 Frederick Road
Opelika, AL 36801


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