Posted On January 5th, 2013 -

CHONG JA BILONTA Moyock, NC Chong Ja Bilonta, 77, of Moyock, NC and formerly of Honolulu HI, died Sunday, December 30, 2012 at her home. Born in Seoul, Korea, she was the daughter of the late Hak Pong Lim and Su I Kim and was the wife of the late Larry Kilito Bilonta who was killed in action in Vietnam while serving in the United States Army. Mrs. Bilonta is survived by three daughters, Annie Burleson and husband Jerry, Yvonne Hernandez and Ellen Burke and husband George; two sons, Chang Lim and Michael Bilonta and wife Liane; a sister, Kyong Pak; ten grandchildren, Jeremy Cintron, Jovan Burns, Clayton White, Jr., Jayme Burleson, Frank Prinea, III, Natasha Hernandez, Raychelle Braithwaite, Ricky Medeiros, Jayde Burke and Joseph Bilonta; and twenty-seven great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by her son, Chang Su Lim. A memorial service will take place Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at Moyock Baptist Church, 123 Oak Street, P.O. Box 459, Moyock, NC 27958. Burial will follow in early summer at Punchbowl National Cemetery, Honolulu, HI. Twiford Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Bilonta family. Condolences may be expressed to the family at

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