Billie Ann Corkern

Published 12:39 pm Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Billie Ann Corkern, 87, passed away on Oct. 28, 2017, at The Care Center in Baton Rouge. She is a former resident of Bogalusa.

She was co-owner of Bogalusa Home Supermarket #1, Billie’s Snowball Stand, and loved to cook and bake. She was also a member of Zion Lutheran Church here in Bogalusa.

She is survived by two sons, Keith Corkern (Annette) of Pride, and Benny Corkern (Toni) of Denham Springs; one daughter, Belinda Alt (Gordon) of St. Louis, Mo.; one sister, Clara Jo Beaushaw (Leonard) of Franklinton; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

She is preceded in death by her husband, H.B. Corkern Jr.; parents, William and Clara Davenport; sisters, Dorothy Rondgey and Ann Bell Larson; and a grandson, Blake Corkern.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 1, at Zion Lutheran Church in Bogalusa, beginning at 9 a.m. until time for services at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Hillview Memorial Gardens. The Rev. Joe Arthur will officiate.

Family and friends may view and sign the online guestbook at