Funeral services for Mrs. Vada Catherine Corbit, 82, were held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014, at the Bailey Funeral Home Chapel in Haynesville, with the Rev. David Divelbiss officiating. Interment followed in Gardens of Memory Cemetery in Minden, under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home in Haynesville.
Visitation was held from 5 until 7 p.m., Monday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Corbit was born April 15, 1932, in Adona, Arkansas to George Washington and Vada Priscilla Aurther Moon and died Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, in Minden. She was a resident of the Minden area for 47 years and was most recently employed with Walmart. She was a member of Eastern Star and the Council on Aging. Mrs. Corbit loved to cook for her family, fishing and all kinds of crafts, loved working in her garden and going to family reunions.
She is survived by her son, Cecil Eugene Corbit Jr. and wife, Stacey of Minden; daughters, Priscilla Cox and husband, Dwain of Cordova, Tennessee and Wanda Jones and husband, Wayne of Keithville; eight grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter; sisters, Sandra Moon Adams of Lonoke, Arkansas and Mary Frances Jones of McCroy, Arkansas; brothers, Vance Moon of Augusta, Arkansas and Walter Ed Moon of Conway, Arkansas.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Cecil E. Corbit Sr.; her parents; son, George Olive Corbit; grandson, Cecil Eugene Corbit III; one sister; and three brothers.
Pallbearers were Tommy Logan, David Minyard, Mark Harstead, Logan Minyard Joe Ferguson and Steven Corbit. Michael Hawthorne was honorary pallbearer.
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