Joyce Evelyn <I>Rayburn</I> Birkner

Joyce Evelyn Rayburn Birkner

Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
Death 30 Jan 2000 (aged 68)
Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia, USA
Burial McLeansboro, Hamilton County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 125453061 · View Source
Suggest Edits

NOTE: Daughter of my father's first cousin Mary Alice Roller (Rayburn Copus)...My father was Walter Dennan Hare son of Maggie Lynn Roller Hare. Maggie was brother of Alice's father Henry Jackson "Uncle Pink" Roller.

Joyce Evelyn Birkner, 68, formerly of McLeansboro, died Sunday, January 30, 2000, at her home in Norfolk, Virginia, of heart failure. She had been a cardiac special care registered nurse.

She was born on December 13, 1931 in Peoria, Illinois to Roy Eugene (Should be Jacob) Rayburn and Mary Alice (Roller) Copus. She married Conrad Birkner on November 21, 1949. He died in 1976. She was a member of Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church at Norfolk Naval Base.

Surviving are two daughters, a son, a brother, five grandchildren, and a great-grandchild. Her husband, Conrad, died in 1976.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, February 5, 2000 at St. Clement Catholic Church in McLeansboro, with burial in the church cemetery. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, and two half-brothers. Friends may call from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday, February 4, 2000 at Gholson Funeral Home, with a rosary at 7:00 p.m.

Family Members

Siblings Half Siblings

Sponsored by Ancestry


Planning a visit to Saint Clements Cemetery?



  • Created by: Dorothy Hare Wigginton
  • Added: 21 Feb 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 125453061
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Joyce Evelyn Rayburn Birkner (13 Dec 1931–30 Jan 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 125453061, citing Saint Clements Cemetery, McLeansboro, Hamilton County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Dorothy Hare Wigginton (contributor 47472543) .