Velma Earley Corn

  • Born: December 6, 1928
  • Died: June 3, 2021
  • Location: Spartanburg, South Carolina

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Spartanburg, SC---Velma Jean Earley Corn "Nonie", 92, of 4121 N. Blackstock Road, Spartanburg, South Carolina passed away on Thursday, June 3, 2021 at her residence.

Born in Avondale, North Carolina on December 6, 1928, a daughter of the late Martha Ettabell (Metcalf) Earley and Thomas H. Earley. She was the wife of the late Wade Jefferson Corn having celebrated 47 years of marriage before his passing.

She was a member of Una First Free Will Baptist Church and retired as office manager at Upton's Department Store at Westgate Mall.

She is survived by a daughter, Renee Corn Edgins, of Fairforest, SC; a son, Stephen W. Corn, of Fairforest, SC; two sisters, Ellen Roemer, of Texas and Faye Ballard, of Alabama; a brother, Charles Earley, of Richmond, VA. ; two grandchildren, Larry Jeffery Edgins, Kristy Edgins Mills and husband, Dean, four great, grandchildren, Danielle Edgins Walker and husband, Dusty of Chesnee, SC, Brianna Mills and Brandon Mills, both of Cooley Springs, SC and Elijah Edgins Hyatt of Boiling Springs, SC.

The family will receive friends on Monday, June 7, 2021 from 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM at Seawright Funeral Home. Funeral Services will follow at 12:00 noon in the Seawright Funeral Chapel with Rev. Kenneth Cash officiating.

Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations may be made to: Una First Freewill Baptist Church building fund,2130 Caldwell Road, Una, SC 29378. The family is at the home, 4121 N. Blackstock Road, Spartanburg, SC 29301.


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Posted by Joanna Varnadoe - Spartanburg, SC - Family Friend   June 07, 2021

Jean, It has been a blessing to know you and being your neighbor has been wonderful these past 28 yrs. And thru the years we became more like family. I'll always remember the chats we'd have under your car port and the times we'd just laugh and carry on...You always had a smile on your face, a blessing in so many ways you were. When Roger met you.. He said, you were the sweetest and kindest neighbor he's ever had... And now the time has come for you to go home to be with Jesus and our Papa God. He needs you now. We will miss you and you will always be a part of our hearts...And we love you.. But we'll see you again soon.. Rejoice Rejoice for the Lord has come to take you home... Always Roger and Cindy

Posted by Cindy Rogers Rogers Massey - Spartanburg, SC - Family Friend   June 04, 2021


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