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Joy Brinkman

December 6, 1935 ~ March 6, 2020 (age 84)


Joy Brinkman, 84, of Pawnee passed away Friday, March 6, 2020 at Memorial Medical Center.

She was born Dec. 6, 1935 in New Cambria, MO, the daughter of Floyd and Lillian Lowderman Milliron.

She married Richard Brinkman on August 23, 1958 and he preceded her death on March 13, 2003.

Surviving are one son, Stephen (Paula) Brinkman; three daughters, Sherry Higginson, Terry (Sheldon) Woodcock and Angela (Mike) Sharp; nine grandchildren, Brandon and Brent Brinkman, Megan and Ryan (Danielle Forrest) Higginson, Ciara Woodcock and Travis (Megan) Simpson, Amanda (Dominic) Clouser and Brandon Sharp; three great-grandchildren .

Visitation will be from 5pm till 7pm, Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at Bramley Funeral Home, Auburn.  Funeral Mass will be at 10:30am, Thursday at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church, Auburn with Rev. James Palakudy officiating.  Burial will be in Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

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March 11, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bramley Funeral Home
550 E. Jackson St. PO Box 325
Auburn, IL 62615

Funeral Mass
March 12, 2020

10:30 AM
St. Benedict's Catholic Church
128 E. Washington
Auburn, Illinois 62615

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