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Barbara Anne McCorkle

January 4, 1933 — January 19, 2016

Barbara Anne McCorkle

Mrs. Barbara Anne McCorkle, 83, of Cobb, GA, passed away Tuesday, January 19, 2016, at her residence.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, January 22, 2016, in the Chapel of Watson-Tante Funeral Home with Elder Dennis Johnson officiating. Burial will follow the service New Providence Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 12 to 2 PM before the service.  Pallbearers will be Paul McCorkle, Terry Clark, Jeff Clark, Lance Richards, Niles Sikking, Devin Hughes, Josh Aull and Josh Bragdon.

Mrs. McCorkle was born January 4, 1933, in Columbus, GA, to Wiley Winston Brown and Genell Newbourn Brown.  She was a member of Lakeview Freewill Baptist Church and had been employed as a secretary by Chattahoochee-Flint RESA.  Mrs. McCorkle loved sewing and flowers. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Riner McCorkle.

She is survived by three sons, Kevin and Kim McCorkle and Jesse Jr. and Jan McCorkle, all of Cobb, GA, and Winston Hall of Webster, FL; by a daughter Deborah and Loyce Clark of Lake Blackshear, GA; three sisters, Maxine Slattery of Columbus, GA, Grace and Fred Butler of Ocala, FL, and Sherry Brown of Jonesboro, GA; and three loving caretakers, Rhonda Holmes, Peggy Mullis, and Ruth Dennison; 5 grandchildren, 8 Great-Grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 2151, Memphis, TN 38101-2151.

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Visitation

Friday, January 22, 2016

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Way-Watson Funeral Home

Buena Vista, WI

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Funeral Service

Friday, January 22, 2016

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Chapel of Watson-Tante Funeral Home

Buena Vista, GA

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