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.
She is 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 www.sorensonlockwood.com.
Arrangements by Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home.