Mary Corley

Mary Corley

Wednesday, April 6th, 1932 Saturday, January 11th, 2020

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Obituary for Mary Nell Corley

Sister Mary Nell Corley was born on April 6, 1932 in Bartow, Georgia to the late Tim and Bell Warthen. She gave her life to Christ at an early age. She was a school teacher for Pinetucky, Georgia School System.

Mary later met and married Darvin Corley in Swainsboro, Georgia. From this union six sons and three daughters were born. She relocated to Jacksonville, Florida with her husband and kids in 1958. She was a Sunday School teacher and very active member of her church. She was employed by the Duval County Public School System for over 30 years, where she later retired.

Mary was preceded in death by her loving and devoted husband, Darvin Corley; and her four sons, Abdul Malik Fared, Wilbert Warthen, Bruce Bryant, and Tony Corley.

She leaves to cherish her memory two sons, Melvin Worthen and Edward (Deborah) Worthen; three daughters, Lavern Worthen Burroughs, Emma (Eddie) Watson, and Debra Corley Young; one loving sister, Annie Mae Daniels; 33 grandchildren, Clinton Wilson, Anika Warthen, Shanta Silas, Michael Goff, Malik Warthen, Mercedes Moore, Nashid Fareed, Nadirah Fareed, Major Fareed, Taji Fareed, Tina Montaque, Tanyika Bryant, Brenda Bryant, Bruce Bryant Jr., Terrence Worthen, Zerlina Griner, Tracy and Tijuan, Edward Worthen, Maurice Byrd, Derek Worthen, Dearyl Worthen, Kiara Leggett, ShaRanda Worthen, Freddie Worthen, Nikie Corley, Rashida Noisette, Darvin Noisette, Eddie Watson, Eddrena Watson, Tameka Corley, Jarvis Young and Jartesha Young; 95 great grands and 30 great great grands; Her babies, LaDerrius (Bubba) Wilson, Devin (Bam) Scott, and Jeffrey Zeigler; three godsons, Ken Johnson, Marvin Cohens, and Tyrone Williams; goddaughter, Johnette Stephens; special friend, Lucielle Smith; and a host of nieces, nephews, family, and friends

Mary Corley passed away Saturday, January 11th, 2020. Arrangements in Care of: Funerals by T.S. Warden, 904-765-1234

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  • Visitation

    Friday, January 17th, 2020 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Funerals by T.S. Warden
    4315 North Main Street
    Jacksonville, FL
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    Friday, January 17th, 2020
    5:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Service

    Saturday, January 18th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Greater Zion Grove Baptist Church
    6317 118th Street
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    Saturday, January 18th, 2020
  • Interment

    Saturday, January 18th, 2020 |
    Edgewood Cemetery
    4519 Edgewood Drive
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    Saturday, January 18th, 2020

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Jo Ann Warthen Boyd

Cousins, we are deeply sorry for the loss of your mother, our Aunt. We truly understand the pain in your heart. We ask God to give strength, love, and forever comfort to you.
Love from your Ohio family.
Jo Ann Warthen Boyd
Comment | Posted at 04:49pm via Condolence


Nikie, my babies and the entire Corley family; my heart aches for you all. Sweetie was such a great presence. Praying for your comfort in this time.
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Mary Jane Brooks

Hello Family....Greetings from Harrisburg, PA
My mother Mae Bell Warthen and myself would like to let you all know that we are very sorry to hear about the passing of Aunt Sweedom....we are keeping you all in our prayers and are very sorry that we will not be able to join you for her home going service however we will be with you in spirit. May the lord bless you all and we are sending love, prayers and hugs to all. Blessings
Mary Jane Brooks
Comment | Posted at 12:33pm via Condolence

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To: Aunt LaVern and family with deep sympathy for your loss. We love you auntie, Val, Neci, & Kodi
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Mercedes Moore

Thank You GOD for the time u have allowed Me to spend with the sweetest woman I know, My NeMa I going to really miss you 😔 things will not be the same without you and it truly sadness me, love you forever NeMa 🕊💕
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