Aniyah Shardae Monique Jones, age 8, of Elgin, IL, passed away on June 12, 2021. She was born September 28, 2012 in Hoffman Estates, IL to her mother, Debra Jones, and grandmother, Viestias Patterson.

Aniyah’s life was given to Christ at an early age. She attended Liberty Elementary School.

Aniyah had a smile that was out of this world. She enjoyed being with her siblings, and also enjoyed being left alone with her tablet. She was a fighter, and even through sickness, she still managed to keep a lovely smile on her face.

Aniyah was preceded in death by her brother, Noelle Jones; great grandmother, Ever Love; and grandfathers, Dwayne Jones and Alfred Patterson. She is survived by her grandmother, Viestias Patterson; mother, Debra Jones; siblings, Viestias Jones, Noah Jones, and Aubrey Jones; and her Uncle Vincent Williams, and Aunt Aleeyah Patterson.

Visitation will be 10:00am until funeral service at 11:00am, Saturday, June 26, 2021 at God’s Ministries Church, 150 S. Kennedy Drive, Unit 13A, Carpentersville, IL 60110. Pastor Shawaan Jackson will be officiating.

Interment to follow at Bluff City Cemetery, 945 Bluff City Boulevard, Elgin, IL 60120.

Final arrangements entrusted to Symonds-Madison Funeral Home. For more information, call 847-741-1128 or visit

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