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Cleo J. Corry
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Obituary for Cleo J. Corry

CLEO JUANITA KIRK CORRY, 92, of Columbus, formerly of Springfield, passed away on Monday morning, September 25, 2017. She was born to Wilbur Kirk and Grace Collis Kirk in Martinsville, Ohio on March 30, 1925.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 57 years, Stewart Riley Corry; brother, Kenneth Kirk; sister, Carmen Townsend; and a daughter, Diana Corry McKeever. She is survived by four children, Kathryn Kempke (Harry) of Dublin, Ohio, Rebecca Sabraoui of Louisville, Kentucky, Libby Rosen (Paul) of Sunbury, Ohio, and David Corry (Ron Leithauser) of Urbana; son-in-law, Jim McKeever of Gallatin, Tennessee; six grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.

Cleo was trained as a nurse at the City Hospital School of Nursing, Springfield, Ohio during WWII, but the war ended before she was deployed. She was a nurse in the OB-GYN unit of Community Hospital for 42 years until her retirement in 1988.

A private service will be held for the family with burial in Clifton Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association.

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