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Joyce Mae (Bloemers) Milam

December 30, 1928 ~ November 4, 2020 (age 91)

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     Joyce Mae Bloemers Milam, age 91, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 surrounded with love by her family at the home of her son, John.

     She was born December 30, 1928 in Los Angeles, California to Edward Stuart Bloemers and Mary Mae Ramelli Bloemers. In addition to her parents, Joyce was preceded in death by her daughter, Jana McKinney and husband, Dennis; sister, Lorna Wright; and brother, Eddie Bloemers.    

     Joyce is survived by her six sons, Johnny Milam, Jr. (Brenda), Jim Milam (Susie), Jay Milam (Teresa), Joel Milam (Terry), Jerry Milam, and Jason Milam (Crystal); fourteen grandchildren; and eighteen great grandchildren.

     Joyce served her country honorably in the US Air Force.

     Without a doubt Joyce was a woman of faith: strong Christian faith which she instilled in her children. She loved her boys and doted on her beloved grandchildren and great grandchildren, all who brought her great joy. Joyce’s presence on this earth and in our family circle will be greatly missed.

     Graveside memorial service will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, November 7, 2020 at 6075 Stag Park Road, Burgaw, NC 28425.

     You may share memories and fellowship with family at the home of Jay and Teresa Milam, 6075 Stag Park Road, Burgaw, NC.

     Memorial gifts may be given to Westview UMC Church Angel Fund, 5610 NC Hwy 53 W., Burgaw, NC 28425, Boys and Girls Home of NC, 400 Flemington Drive, Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450, or Lower Cape Fear LifeCare Foundation, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.

     Shared memories and condolences may be sent to the family at www.quinnmcgowen.com      

     Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home of Burgaw.

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Graveside Service
November 7, 2020

1:00 PM
Jay and Teresa Milam home
6075 Stag Park Road
Burgaw, NC 28425

Video is available for this event


Time: TBD to TBD
Jay and Teresa Milam home
6075 Stag Park Road
Burgaw, NC 28425


Lower Cape Fear LifeCare Foundation
1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington NC 28401

Westview United Methodist Church Angel Fund
5610 NC Hwy 53 West, Burgaw NC 28425

Boys and Girls Home of NC
400 Flemington Drive, Lake Waccamaw NC 28450

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