Luella May (Shock) Corfman

Luella May (Shock) Corfman, 94, left this world to be with the Lord Saturday, March 3, 2018, after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s.

Luella was born May 31, 1923, in Allen County, to Harold and Erma (Davis) Shock, who preceded her in death. She met the love of her life, James Maurice Corfman, at Eden High School where they graduated in 1941. Jim and Luella were married June 9, 1945. Jim preceded her in death Jan. 9, 2012.

She is survived by all five of her children, Sandra (Robert) Beis of Sycamore, James (Judy) Corfman of Brentwood, Tennessee, Paula (John) White of Coupeville, Washington, and Loretta (Lee) Kimmet and Dawn (David) Hicks, both of Nevada; five grandchildren, Lewis (Sandy) Schrader of Canal Winchester, Tammy (David) Lane of Sycamore, Sarah (Jonathan) Godfrey of Pittsboro, North Carolina, Nikki (Philip) Vaughn of Fort Wayne, Indiana, and James Edward (Meagan) Corfman of Louisville, Kentucky; seven great-grandchildren; one sister, Ruth Ann Dorsett of Lima; and many nieces and nephews.

She also was preceded in death by her grandson, Eric (Rick) Beis and seven siblings.

Luella worked for a time at a cigar factory in Lima during World War ll. After all her children were in school, she worked at Mary’s Decorative Studio for over 20 years, where she used her considerable talent to upholster furniture and make beautiful drapes. Her talents were many; sewing, knitting, crocheting, painting, writing poetry and ceramics. Her creativity was endless.

Luella and her husband were involved with Grange, Farm Bureau Council, Wyandot Tracers, Eden Alumni and Wyandot County Historical Society, among other things. She also was a Sunday School teacher and secretary for Smithville United Methodist Church.

Visitation will be 9:30-11 a.m. Thursday, March 8, 2018, at Walton-Moore Funeral Home, 201 W. Saffel Ave., Sycamore.

Her funeral will take place at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 8, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Dennis DeLong officiating. Burial will follow at Smithville Cemetery, rural Upper Sandusky.

Flowers or memorial donations may be made to Reaching Souls International, Hospice of Wyandot County or a charity of the donor’s choice in care of Walton-Moore Funeral Home, P.O. Box 350, Sycamore, OH 44882.

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