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Carolyn Lee McCorkle

Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes

202 Maple Ave., Oak Hill, Ohio 45656

(p) 740-682-6696 (f) 740-682-7862 (e) (w)

Carolyn Lee McCorkle, age 89, of Oak Hill, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at Oakwood Community (formerly Heartland). She was born December 12, 1929 in Oak Hill to the late Elmer and Gladys (Shook) Jones.

She is survived by her husband of 71 years, Cecil McCorkle; daughter, Vicki Snyder, of Oak Hill; grandchildren, Andrea (Chad) McCain, of Oak Hill, Joe (Ruth) McCorkle, of Zanesville and Brad (Gena) Burns, of Circleville, Ohio; six great grandsons, Kyle McGinnis, Logan Burns, Dylan Burns, Nick Burns, Reid McCain and Brady McCain; sisters, Rose Elaine Kellerman, of Lexington, KY, and Collette Howard, of Columbus.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her son, Steve McCorkle; brothers, Wayne Jones and Dwight Jones.

She was an Elementary teacher in the Oak Hill School system for 32 years.

Friends may call Saturday, March 16, 2019 from 10-11 AM at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Oak Hill. Graveside services will follow at 12:00 noon at Bethel Cemetery with Rev. Herman Stewart officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Growing Oaks Program. Remit to; Oaks United, PO Box 152, Oak Hill OH 45656. Online condolences may be sent to

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