Howard Biff Corley, age 79, of Jacksonville, Arkansas passed away on July 9, 2017 in his home. He was born on March 28, 1938 in Sanford, Mississippi to Thomas Cleveland and Ruth Corley.
Howard proudly served in the United States Air Force for 34 years and 5 months by Presidential appointment and retired as a Chief Master Sergeant. He was a member of the Stanfill Baptist Church, Jacinto Lodge #216 of Free & Accepted Masons, Scottish Rite, Chief’s Organization and American Legion.
The family would like to offer a special thanks to their good friend Debbie Smith for all her special care.
Howard was preceded in death by his parents Thomas Corley and Ruth Nix-Corley; brothers Thomas C. Corley, Jr. and Lloyd Corley; sister Dorothy Hester; In-laws Audrey Mitchell-Stillman and Odis Mitchell.
Howard is leaving behind his loving, devoted wife of 60 years Donas Lorane Corley; his children Sheila Hutton (Herman), Sharon Regnas (Rob) and Michele Kulesa (Jim). His grandchildren Joshua Hutton (Tosha), Jaimee Blasingame (Matthew), Mitchell Regnas (Kristyn), Jason Regnas, Sierra Shellnut (DJ) and Logan Kulesa (Destinie). He will be missed by his great-grandchildren Hazen Hutton, Kye Regnas, Colin Regnas, Aubree Kulesa, Brooke Garrison and Rylie King.
Visitation will be on Monday, July 17, 2017 from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M.
Memorial services will be held on Monday, July 17, 2017 at 7:00 P.M. at A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076.
Inurnment at Arkansas Veterans Cemetery on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 11:00 A.M.