Betty Jean Corbin

Posted on October 13, 2020

Betty Jean Corbin, age 95, of Wharton, died at Fox Run Manor, Findlay on Sun. Oct. 11, 2020
at 10:25am. She was born May 3, 1925 in Lima to the late Roy W. and Iva Bell (McClure)
Kimble. She married Bert Albert Corbin on Jan.15, 1944; he preceded her in death on Aug.12,
Surviving is a daughter Barbara Fite and a son James Corbin both of Wharton, 7
grandchildren Beth Fite (Rodney Cross), David Fite (Dana Shutters), Jeremy (Deneen)
Corbin, Rhonda (Scott) Shifflet, Angie (Steve) Ford, Kenneth (Caroline) Fite Jr, Darlene
(David) Tax; 16 great grandchildren, and 20 great great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by a sister Ellen Richardson, and 2 great grandsons Seth Corbin
and Christopher Tax.
Betty graduated from Upper Sandusky High School, Class of 1944. She was able to attend
her 75th Class Reunion in 2019.
Mrs. Corbin worked at Riverdale Jr. and Sr. High School as a cook for 23 years. She also was
a “Rosie the Riveter” for WWII and was employed at Wyandot Memorial Hospital, UAP in
Forest and Westinghouse, Upper Sandusky. In her younger years, she was a waitress and
tap dancer.
Betty was an active member of Wharton Church of God & the WCSC where she was
secretary, deaconess, bible school teacher, and superintendent of the junior youth
department. She was a cook at Camp Otyokwah Church Camp for over 40 years, as well as a
member and past president of OSFSA.
She enjoyed singing & listening to music, fishing at Elephant Lake in Canada, traveling,
crocheting, completing puzzles, cooking, reading her Bible, watching Hallmark movies,
playing cards, gardening and spending time with family.
A memorial service and celebration of life will be held Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 11:00
am at Wharton Church of God, with a meal to follow at The Dwelling Place in Wharton.
Please wear a mask if you wish and stay home if you are not feeling well.
Memorial contributions may be made to Wharton Church of God, Gideons International and
Camp Otyokwah Church Camp in care of Clark Shields Funeral Home 301 S. Patterson St.
Forest, OH 45843.

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