Joyce Killham - June 21, 2009Joyce Killham, 51, of Aurora, died Sunday, June 21, 2009 at her home.
A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m, Thursday, June 25 at the Grandview Apartment Community Center, 3423 Kelly Street, Grand Island. Jim Kraft will officiate.
Higby-McQuiston Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.
Joyce L. Killham, daughter of Harry and Pauline (Kearns) Burson, was born in Fremont on Oct. 20, 1957.
She graduated from Giltner High School. She married Richard Killham on Aug. 21, 1977. Joy worked at as a nurse’s aide in Aurora.
Survivors include her husband Richard of Aurora; three children, Bruce (Margaret) Killham of Grand Island, Shawn (Nicole) Killham of Humphrey and Andrea (Jon) Stewart of Grand Island; four grandchildren, Caleb, Emery and Cayley Killham and Hunter Stewart; mother, Pauline Burson, Grand Island; four brothers, David (Nancy) Burson of Giltner, Sam Burson of Aurora, Luke (Louise) Burson of Elba and Steve (Young Sin) Burson of Korea; sister, Pat Schamp, Grand Island.
She was preceded in death by her father.