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Virginia "Jenny" L. Corley

August 20, 1939 — April 15, 2023

Owensboro

Virginia "Jenny" L. Corley

Virginia “Jenny” L. Corley, 83, of Owensboro, died April 15, 2023, at Wellington Parc. The Brandenburg native was born on Aug. 20, 1939, to the late Earl and Alberta Beavin. Virginia was an active member of Blessed Mother Catholic Church for over 50 years. However, her passion led her to be a voice for the unborn and she founded The Right to Life of Owensboro in 1973, which she operated out of her home for many years. Among her advocacy for life, she babysat in her home for multiple families in the community for over 20 years. In later years, she worked in the cafeteria at St. Angela Merici school for 12 years.

 

Virginia was preceded in death by her parents. Those left to cherish her memory include her husband of 63 years, Russell (Junie) Corley; her children, Charlotte (Jimmy) Dickens, Allen (Ann), Deborah (Kevin) Carrico, Neil (Kim), all of Owensboro, Dennis (Peggy) of Louisville, Roger (Betsy) of Ferdinand, IN, and Elizabeth (Lonnie) Gentry of Lebanon, KY. She further leaves behind thirty grandchildren, eighteen great grandchildren, along with the families of her seven siblings, Doris (Jack) Mills, Earlene (Beavin) Dickerson, Henry Beavin, Gregory (Shirley) Beavin, Stephen (Nancy) Beavin, Lucy (Byron) Rhoades and William (Kathy) Beavin. The family would like to express special thanks to Wellington Parc for their care of her, as well as Judy Coomes, and their lifelong friends, Vince and JoAnn Frey.

 

A funeral Mass will be 10:00 am Thursday, April 20 at Blessed Mother Catholic Church. Visitation will be Wednesday from 3:00 until 7:00 pm with prayers at 6:00 pm at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory and Thursday from 9:00 until the time of the Mass at the church. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery.

 

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to The Right to Life of Owensboro, P.O. Box 506 Owensboro, KY 42302 or Blessed Mother Catholic Church, 601 E 23rd St Owensboro, KY 42303 or Birthright, 512 W 7th St, Owensboro, KY 42301.

 

Condolences and memories for Virginia’s family may be left at www.glenncares.com.

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Visitation

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

3:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Wednesday, April 19, 2023

6:00 - 6:30 pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Visitation

Thursday, April 20, 2023

9:00 - 10:00 am (Central time)

Blessed Mother Catholic Church

601 E 23rd St, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Thursday, April 20, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Blessed Mother Catholic Church

601 E 23rd St, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Burial

Thursday, April 20, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Owensboro Catholic Cemeteries Office - Resurrection and Mater Dolorosa

5404 Leitchfield Rd, Owensboro, KY 42303

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