McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

April 28, 2014

Billy Corn


Staff report

McALESTER — Billy Corn, 81, of Haileyville, died Thursday, April 24, 2014, at his home.

Graveside services were held Friday at Elmwood Cemetery Pavilion in Hartshorne with Dr. James Crowson officiating. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Brumley-Mills Funeral Home of Hartshorne.

Born Feb. 9, 1933, in Dow, he was the son of Oscar and Molly (Pearson) Corn. He married Nina L. Roberts on June 11, 1954, at Camp Chaffee, Ark., now known as Fort Chaffee.

He was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Hartshorne and the Disabled American Veterans in Krebs.

Survivors include children and a spouse, Deborah Corn Standefer, Donna Corn Pingleton and husband, Paul, Doris Elaine Corn, and Diana Corn Reed; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents and seven siblings.

Honorary pallbearers were Benjamin Standefer, John Standefer, Jared Pingleton, Adam Corn, Jimmie Alice and Cameron McKeown.