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Obituary for Christine McCorkle

Obituary for Christine McCorkle
  • PublishedJuly 11, 2022


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A family graveside service for Christine McCorkle was held at City Cemetery, Sunday, July 10, 2022. She was born September 18, 1924, in Brashear to Inez Stewart and Dan Dupree Holder and died July 9, 2022. The family moved to Sulphur Springs in 1932. She graduated in 1941, from Sulphur Springs High School then attended Baylor University from 1941 to 1943 where she was a member of Delta Alpha Pi, later affiliated with Kappa Alpha Theta. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Texas Christian University in June 1945. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church and past member of Junior and Senior Waverly Clubs.

She is survived by her daughters, Shannon McCorkle, and Amy McCorkle Smith of Sulphur Springs and by her grandson, Jordan Smith as well as her great-grandchildren, Weber Smith and Maisie Laine Smith of Heath, TX.

Arrangements were under the direction of West Oaks Funeral Home. www.westoaksfuneralhome.com

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Christian Dicus

Christian Dicus is a Sulphur Springs, Texas native. After graduating SSHS in 2015, she lived and worked in Dallas as a signed actor with Campbell Agency. She's practiced a variety of creative mediums including pottery, filmmaking, writing, and photography. She currently works as the Director of Operations and Content Strategist for Chad's Media LLC. As well as a Photographer and Contributing Writer for Front Porch News. When she's not working, you'll find her planning her next trip, studying for her bachelors, or tucked away in the movie theater.