Helen Corbett Obituary

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Helen Campbell Corbett

August 29, 1927 - March 7, 2014
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Helen "Billie" Campbell Corbett, 86 of Irondale, Alabama, died Friday, March 7, 2014, after a ten year struggle with Alzheimer's disease. Billie was a wise and loving mother to four children and a caring sister to her six siblings. She enjoyed dancing, fishing, playing cards and traveling. She was a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church in Cropwell. She is preceded in death by her husband, James Craty Corbett, Sr. and two grandsons, Infant Son Goolsby and Donald Ray Goolsby; parents, Jim and Mary Frances Alverson Campbell; sisters, Cora Goodwin Howard, Evelyn Jones and Mary Ratliff Fox; brothers, Roy and Leonard Campbell. ...
Helen "Billie" Campbell Corbett, 86 of Irondale, Alabama, died Friday, March 7, 2014, after a ten year struggle with Alzheimer's disease.
Billie was a wise and loving mother to four children and a caring sister to her six siblings. She enjoyed dancing, fishing, playing cards and traveling. She was a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church in Cropwell.
She is preceded in death by her husband, James Craty Corbett, Sr. and two grandsons, Infant Son Goolsby and Donald Ray Goolsby; parents, Jim and Mary Frances Alverson Campbell; sisters, Cora Goodwin Howard, Evelyn Jones and Mary Ratliff Fox; brothers, Roy and Leonard Campbell.
Billie is survived by her children, Saundra Goolsby (Jimmy) of Irondale; Suzanne McCulley (Robert) of Trussville; Sharon Praytor (Dan) of Irondale; and James "Buddy" Corbett, Jr. (Becky) of Cropwell; grandchildren, John Goolsby, Mikal McCulley, Justin McCulley, Daniel Praytor, April Chamberlain, Niki Hovanec, Josh Corbett; ten great grandchildren; brother, Jim Campbell (Harriet) of Leeds; and many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the staff and caregivers of Evergreen Assisted Living (St. Martin's), Dr. Harold Simon and Evercare Hospice. A special thanks to private caregivers and friends Daphne Fenil-Waters, Carol Greene, Lois Biffle and Bri Fenil.
Visitation will be held at Kilgroe Funeral Home in Leeds, Alabama on Monday, March 10, 2014 from 6 PM until 8 PM.
Celebration services will be held at Kilgroe Funeral Home Leeds Chapel on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 11 AM with burial in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Leeds, Alabama.
Visit online at www.kilgroefuneralhome.com
Kilgroe Funeral Home, Leeds directing.

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