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Roberta "Berba" Corlew

December 3, 1928 — December 10, 2016

Roberta N. "Berba" Corlew, 88, of Grayling, left her earthly home to enter her gift of eternal life with her savior. She was born on December 3, 1928 in Grand Blanc, Michigan to the late Stanley O. and Laura E. (Wagner) Perry. She graduated from Grand Blanc High School in 1947. Berba married Dewey E. Corlew on November 9, 1947. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. Other interests over the years included basket making, bowling, collecting of antique glass shoes, hunting, fishing, attending auctions and shopping on QVC. Berba was retired from Crawford AuSable School District, where she had worked in the kitchen. Survived by her husband Dewey "Bud" Corlew of 69 years. Children: Michael (Lynette) Corlew of Grayling; Michaela (Ken) Kioski of Grass Lake, Michigan; James (Dalene) Corlew of Grayling, and Perry Corlew. Grandchildren: Matt Corlew, Carrie (Jim) Wilkinson, Jaymie Corlew, Steve (Adriane) Corlew, and Caylee (Jeff) Higdon. Great grandchildren: Grant and Hadley Corlew, and Tessa Wilkinson. Brother: Stanley Perry of Grand Blanc. Visitation will take place at Calvary Baptist Church in Grayling, on December 14,2016 between 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon with funeral service beginning at 12:00 noon. Interment will be in the spring of 2017 at Elmwood Cemetery. For those that wish to remember Berba by memorial contribution, please consider Calvary Baptist Church. Condolences may be sent to Arrangements by Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home. To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Roberta "Berba" Corlew, please visit our flower store.


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