Obituary for Carol J Killham Carol Jean Killham, 78, of Grand Island died on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at St. Francis Medical Center. Services will be at noon on Saturday at Trinity United Methodist Church with a gathering one-hour prior beginning at 11 a.m. The Reverend Kelly Karges will officiate. All Faiths Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements. Carol Jean was born on August 16, 1939 at Wilcox, NE to James and Elizabeth (Driefholt) Martin. She graduated from High School in Wilcox and attended Grand Island Beauty School. She received her license at the age of 18 and owned her own salon by the age of 20. She continued to work as a beautician for over 60 years and knew how to make others feel beautiful. She was united in marriage to Alford Killham on July 31, 1960 and they settled in Grand Island. Besides her business she was involved in Relay for Life, American Cancer Society, Look Good Feel Good the Platte Duetsche. She was the matriarch of the family, loving her children and grandchildren, teaching them the importance of volunteering. She was a woman of faith and compassion, a caregiver, manager, industrious and a hard worker. She volunteered at the Cancer Treatment Center, the Nebraska State Fair and the St. Francis Medical Center Gift Shop. She was a lifelong dedicated member of Trinity United Methodist Church. She had an extensive collection of salt and pepper shakers to give to her family. Those left to cherish her memory include her husband, Alford; children, Cindi Sue Killham (Eary Isibue), of Denver, CO; Randy Killham (Jay Beck) of Aubrey, TX; grandchildren, Zachariah Michael, Jacob Emmanuel, Luke Ryan and Jordan Joshua Raihl, Nathan, Jennifer and Bailey Adams, Colby and MacKenzie Skarka; great grandchildren Korilyn Rayne, Paizley Skye and Landon Elliot Raihl; sister-in-law Shirley Killham, numerous nieces and nephews and extended family. She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Wilbur “Johnny”, Ray, Jim, Cash and Miles “Butch”; sisters Esther Naomi, Zetta Pearl and Susan. In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to St. Francis Cancer Treatment Center in Grand Island. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Carol J Killham please visit our Sympathy Store. Upcoming Events Celebration of Life Service © Stadia Maps, © OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap Get Driving Directions AUG 11. 12:00 AM Trinity United Methodist Church 511 N. Elm Street Grand Island, NE, US Order Flowers for the Celebration of Life Service Guaranteed delivery before Carol’s Celebration of Life Service begins.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Carol J Killham August 16 1939 August 5 2018.
Death notice for the town of: Grand Island, state: Nebraska