Gordon Corkern

Published 8:21 am Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Gordon Corkern, 68 of Weir, Miss., passed away Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, at Baptist Memorial Hospital – Golden Triangle, in Columbus, Miss.

Mr. Corkern was born May 3, 1948, in Bogalusa, to the late Virgil and Alberta Carpenter Corkern. He was a veteran and heavy equipment supervisor with Reliant Energy for 27 years.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Corkern was preceded in death by his sister, Gwen Ewell, and brother, Gary Corkern.

Mr. Corkern is survived by his wife, Shara Smith Corkern of Weir; son, Micha (Contessa) Corkern of Plano, Texas; stepchildren, Billy Wayne Kuhn of Canton, Miss., and Christy Oliver of Winona, Miss.; brother, Virgil Glenn (Sandra) Corkern of Teague, Texas; and seven grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Choctaw County Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 392, Ackerman, MS 39735.