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Lillie Mae Corley

Lillie Mae Corley

Posted: Tuesday, August 12, 2008 1:30 pm

 The Messenger. 08.12.08

Lillie Mae (Adams) Corley, 84, of Rutherford, mother of Thomas H. Corley of Kenton, died 3:35 p.m. Aug. 11, 2008, at Gibson General Hospital in Trenton.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Leitherland Funeral Home in Rutherford, with burial following in Rutherford Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home 5-8 this evening.

The family requests that memorials be made to LeBonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis.

She was born April 20, 1924, in Obion County, daughter of the late Eva Jane and Howard Adams Sr. She married Finis Arthur Corley April 26, 1941, in Fulton. He preceded her in death May 24, 1995. She was a homemaker and a member of Rutherford First Baptist Church.

Survivors also include another son and two daughters-in-law, Danny F. and Dinah Corley of Trenton and Pam Corley of Kenton; twin daughters and her son-in-law, Laura and Gary Gavrock of Millington and Lisa Corley of Cordova; three grandchildren and the spouse of one, Dean Corley of Rutherford, Trina Corley of Nashville and Jennifer (Corley) and Adam Stephens of Union City; her great-granddaughter, Isabella Grace Stephens; two nieces, Helen G. VanDyke and Janie Adams; and two nephews, Bobby W. Taylor and Dale Reed.

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