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Halsall, Kayla J.
Kayla J. Halsall, 20, of Galva, was pronounced dead at 6:50 AM Tuesday, August 7, 2012 on Hwy 17, 3 miles east of Woodhull, from injuries sustained in a single-vehicle auto accident. Visitation will be on Saturday, August 11 from 3-8 PM at Rux Funeral Home, Galva. A funeral service will be held on Sunday at 2 PM at the First Baptist Church in Galva. Pastor Don Reul will officiate. Burial will be in the Galva Cemetery. Memorials can be directed to the Kayla Halsall Memorial Fund.

Kayla was born on September 6, 1991 in Kewanee, the daughter of Jay D. And Lisa A. Robinson Halsall. She is survived by her mother and step-father, Lisa (Wally) Bass of Woodhull, a brother, Dane Halsall of Peoria, IL, her maternal grandmother Carole (Doug) Knighton of Galva, her maternal step-grandmother, Sharon Lappin of Kewanee, her paternal step-grandmother, Linda Halsall of Rock Island, Il, an aunt, Pam (Steve) King and their children, Conner and Olivia and uncles, David (Rose) Robinson and their children, Justin and Ashley, Mike Robinson (and partner Martin Thompson) and Joe (April) Fjeld and their children, Kyla, Tristen and MaKenna. She was preceded in death by her father Jay, maternal grandfather, Bill Lappin and paternal grandparents, Roger Halsall and JoAnn Dierdorff.

She was a 2010 graduate of Galva High School where she was active in softball and basketball. In her senior year, she was the Homecoming Queen. As a Junior at Southern Illinois University, she majored in Psychology. Through that program, she was engaged in doing community work in the Carbondale area. She had also been working as a hostess at Lone Star Steakhouse. Kayla was a free spirit and she thoroughly enjoyed life. She was a pet lover and was truly committed to her family and friends and will be deeply missed by all who were touched by her life. This obituary can be viewed and private condolences left at www.ruxfuneralhome.com.
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