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Carol Lee Corley
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Obituary for Carol Lee Corley

Carol Lee Corley, 74, died on Monday, March 13, 2017 at Baylor Scott & White Hillcrest Medical Center. Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m., Friday, March 17, at Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home in Waco, Texas. Dr. Paul Sands will be officiating the service. Burial will follow at Waco Memorial Park. Visitation will be 5:00-7:00 p.m., Thursday, March 16, at Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey.

She was born February 2, 1943, in Waco to Henry and Geraldine Cranfill. She married Thomas Corley in 1964 at James Connally Air Force Base in Waco.

Carol was a very social woman, involved in many activities and groups over the years. She attended First Baptist Church Woodway, volunteering as a greeter and member of the women's Bible study group. She was an avid gardener and recently received her master gardener certification. She loved Baylor University sports, and was a member of the Lady Bear's Tipoff Club.

She is preceded in in death by her husband, Thomas L. Corley; her parents, Henry L. Cranfill, Jr. and Geraldine Cranfill; and her younger brother, Charles Dale.

She is survived by her brother, John; her son, Chris and his wife, Julie; as well as her grandchildren, Jacob, Chrystal and her husband, Nico, and Danielle; and her great grandchildren, Isaac and Elijah.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you donate to the Waco Humane Society. The family invites you to leave a message or memory on our “Tribute Wall” at

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Waco Memorial Park

6623 South Interstate 35
Robinson, TX 76706


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