Julie Ann Yi, 60, of Rantoul, passed away at 7:45 a.m. Thursday, January 10, 2019, at Accolade Healthcare of Paxton Senior Living.

Julie was born on February 11, 1958, in Ottumwa, Iowa, the daughter of Ora and Donna (Fields) Fletcher Sr. 

She is survived by her partner- Mary Diana Howard of Rantoul; grandchild- Nia Yi; three brothers; four sisters; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, son- Jesse Yi and step-mother- Ruth Fletcher.

Julie served in the Unites States Air Force.  She was a member of the Rantoul Church of the Nazarene.  She enjoyed fishing, camping, making jewelry, reading the bible and she loved her cats.

According to her wishes cremation rites will be accorded.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home, in Potomac, to assist them in honoring Julie’s life.  Memorials may be made to Mary Howard to help assist with the funeral arrangements.  Memories or photos may be shared with the family on her everlasting memorial page at:

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