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Mitchell Corbitt

November 28, 1935 — May 9, 2016

    Mr. Mitchell Corbitt, age 80 of Pearson, Ga. passed away Monday, May 09, 2016 at Coffee Regional Medical Center in Douglas, Ga. after a short illness.   A native of Coffee County, Mr. Corbitt was born November 28, l935, son of Vern and Alice Wright Corbitt. He had made his home in Atkinson County for most of his life. For many years he farmed and later he went to work with Aden’s Minit Markets where he retired as maintenance supervisor.  He loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman and a former president of the Guest Millpond fishing club.  Mitchell loved being around people and every morning you would see him either at Hardees or Aden’s Shell mart having coffee and telling stories.  He was a member of Goodwill Assembly of God Church. Survivors include: Wife: Jonell Nettles Corbitt of Pearson, Ga. 2 Sons: Rickey Corbitt and wife Jan of Lakeland, Ga.             Brent Corbitt of Pearson, Ga. Daughter: Holly Corbitt Nails and husband Jerone of Douglas, Ga. 2 Brothers:  Johnny Corbitt and wife Bertha of Pearson, Ga.                    Harvey Corbitt and wife Fran of West Green, Ga. 2 Sisters: Ann O’Berry of Pearson, Ga.                  Betty Lee Spivey of Pearson, Ga. 4 Grandchildren: Stacey Lynn Corbitt, Zach Baxley, Lauren Corbitt, and Breanna Corbitt. Several Nieces, Nephews, and other relatives also survive.   Funeral services for Mr. Corbitt were held Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at Stokesville Baptist Church with Rev. Gregory Pope and Rev. Edward Mathews officiating. The Eulogy was given by Jerone Nails Mr. Corbitt’s son-in-law. Special musical selections included “I Just Started Living” rendered by Becky Coker and Kayla Vickers with Bonnie Musgrove accompanying at the piano and “Amazing Grace My Chains are Gone” rendered by Becky Coker and Kayla Vickers with cd accompaniment.  Soft music for the Prelude and Postlude was by Bonnie Musgrove, pianist. The interment followed in the Stokesville Church Cemetery with special musical selection “Amazing Grace” played by Anna Grace Grantham, violinist.   Serving as active pallbearers were: James Corbitt, Jimmy Corbitt, Nelson Corbitt, Wesley Corbitt, Clint Nettles and Clay Lott Honorary pallbearers were Aden Griffis and employees of Adens’s Minit Markets,  The Hiram Tanner family, and CRMC ICU and nursing staff.   Relihan Funeral Home in Pearson, Ga. was in charge of the arrangements.

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