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Corinne Elizabeth "Corky" Bodman
Friday, March 18, 2011
6:00 PM until 8:00 PM
Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home of Montgomery
20850 Eva St.
Montgomery, TX 77356
Saturday, March 19, 2011
St. Mary's Catholic Church
Rosary 7pm Friday
|Corinne (Edwards) Bodman, resident of Conroe, Texas, died Tuesday, March 15, 2011 after an extended illness. Her family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, March 18, 2011, with a Rosary beginning at 7:00 p.m. at Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home in Montgomery, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 19, 2011, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Hwy 1774, Plantersville, Texas with Fr. Ed Kucera presiding.
Corinne was born December 21, 1927 in Ponca City, Oklahoma to Paul T. and Cordelia (Tanner) Edwards. On January 16, 1947, she married John Ignatius “Jack” Bodman in St. Mary's Catholic Church in Ponca City, Oklahoma. Jack and Corky, the nickname Jack gave her, and their family transferred to Houston, Texas in 1961, from there to Lake Charles, Louisiana and back to Houston. She was an accomplished pianist and music instructor. Once the children were grown, Corky worked and retired from the Standard Oil of Ohio (Sohio) and became the first woman in the Houston Association of Professional Landmen. She and Jack retired in Montgomery and enjoyed many years traveling and making new friends. She was very active in St. Mary's Altar Society, the Lake Conroe Republican Women's Group, and supported many charities and religious organizations. Above all these roles, she took the greatest pleasure and pride in being a wife, Mom, Grandmother and Great-grandmother.
Survivors are four sons and daughters-in-law, Jack and Anita Bodman, Houston, Texas; Steve and Nancy Bodman, Montgomery, Texas; Mike and Ginny Bodman, Spring, Texas; Phil and Betty Bodman, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; one daughter and son-in-law, Dianne and Floyd Darling, Montgomery, Texas; 17 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Also one brother and sister-in-law, Don and Carolyn Edwards of Ponca City, Oklahoma, one sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Margaret and Fred Bruner, Standish, Michigan; one sister-in-law, Joanne Bodman, Niagara Falls, New York; and one sister-in-law, Carolyn Edwards in Colorado Springs, Colorado; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Corky was preceded in death by her husband, Jack, of 60 years, and by her parents, one brother and one granddaughter.
Corky and her family are so very grateful for the warm and loving care provided to her over the last months in particular by the many caring doctors, nurses and health professionals who attended her.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lone Star HCS (New Danville) in Willis, Texas, the American Lung Association, the American Cancer Society or the charity of your choice. All arrangements entrusted to Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home of Montgomery, Texas. You are invited to leave written condolences to the family on the website, www.shmfh.com.