Wilma Jean Corzine, 88, of Granite City and formerly of Mitchell, Illinois passed away at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, June 24, 2019 at Granite Nursing and Rehabilitation in Granite City.
She was born January 1, 1931 in Marion, Illinois, a daughter of the late Oras and Reola (Parrish) Howell.
She married Kenneth Christopher Corzine on March 23, 1962 in Anna, Illinois and he passed away on September 7, 2012.
She was a former member of the 2nd Baptist Church and a current member of Grace Baptist in Granite City and enjoyed her years serving as a Sunday school teacher and supporting missions throughout the years. She had worked several years as a florist and enjoyed her days of bowling and roller skating. She will be remembered for the love and special times shared with her family and friends and her devotion to her church.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Dusty and Leisa Ragsdale of Granite City; three grandchildren and spouses, Leslie Ragsdale Wright of Jacksonville, North Carolina, Tyler Knight of Granite City and Shalee Knight of Granite City; seven great grandchildren, Brandan, Ryan, Rylinn, Makenna, Remy and twins, Easton and Elijah; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Bill and Louisa Howell of Millstadt and Garry and Loretta Howell of Texas; other extended family and friends.
In addition to her beloved husband of 51 years and parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Kenna Jean Corzine; a sister, Louise Rich and a brother, Charles Howell.
In celebration of her life, visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City on Saturday, June 29, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11:00 a.m.
Burial will follow at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates in Glen Carbon.
Memorials may be made to Grace Baptist Church and may be accepted at the funeral home.
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