Joan "Jo" Brinkman

December 1, 1946 ~ April 6, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old


Joan "Jo" Brinkman, 76, of Augusta, KS, passed away Thursday, April 6, 2023 at home. Visitation 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Sunday, April 16, 2023 and service 1:00 p.m. Monday, April 17, 2023, both at Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta, KS. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery Augusta, KS. Jo was born in Fayetteville, AR on December 1, 1946, to the late Velma "Avis" (Johnson) and Jesse James Epperson. She was a homemaker for most of her life and had also worked as a laundry supervisor at Lakepoint Nursing Home. On May 10, 1975 she married Kenneth Brinkman in Augusta, KS who survives her. She is also survived by: daughter, Gloria De Peace-Strange and husband Curtis Strange of Fayetteville, AR; brothers, Randy Epperson and Rodney Epperson of Augusta, KS; sisters, Jane Schwind of Huntsville, AR, Carol Boswell of Derby, KS, Kandi Parson of Augusta, KS; grandchildren, Ryan Brazell (Montana), Echo Hopper (Matt), Matt Brazell (Caitlin), Kaysie Konnoff (Sam); 12 great grandchildren; step son, Jason Brinkman and wife Susan of Emporia, KS; step grandchild, Ian Brinkman. She was preceded in death by her brother, James Epperson. Memorial donations to Christ Lutheran Church 1500 Cron Augusta, Kansas 67010.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Joan "Jo" Brinkman, please visit our floral store.

Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Joan "Jo" Brinkman?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Joan "Jo"'s memory.


April 16, 2023

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Headley Funeral Chapel
813 State Street
Augusta, KS 67010

Funeral Service
April 17, 2023

1:00 PM
Headley Funeral Chapel
813 State Street
Augusta, KS 67010

Interment following funeral service
April 17, 2023

Elmwood Cemetery
501 E. 12th
Augusta, KS 67010


Christ Lutheran Church
1500 Cron, Augusta KS 67010


© 2023 Headley Funeral Chapel. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility