Brenda Joyce Corley, 70 of Middleburg, FL died Thursday, September 15, 2011 at her residence. Brenda was originally from Atlanta and had been a resident of Clay County since 1968. She was founding member and clerk of Freedom Baptist Church in Middleburg and spent her spare time making crocheted afghans for donation to charities for the homeless.
Survivors include her husband Robert J. Corley III, two sons Robert (Martha) Corley IV and Russell E. (Denise) Corley, one daughter S. Leigh Corley, one brother Robert F. (Virginia) Saine, one brother-in-law Don L. (Nettie) Corley, two granddaughters Randi Elise and Emmalie Corley and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held 11:00 am Monday, September 19, 2011 in the Chapel of Russell Haven of Rest with Rev. Ron Baker officiating. Interment will follow in the Jacksonville National Cemetery at 2:30 pm. Visitation with the family will be from 7-9:00 pm Sunday evening at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be made to: Community Hospice of Northeast Florida 4266 Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, FL 32257 or St. Vincentâ€™s Foundation 1 Shircliff Way Jacksonville, Florida 32204
Arrangements are under the care of Russell Haven of Rest Cemetery, Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 2335 Sandridge Road, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043 (904-284-7720). www.RHRCemeteryandFuneralHome.com
Directions to Jacksonville National Cemetery
Enter I-295 N toward Savannah to north of I-10
Take Exit 32 for FL-115 N, go .3 miles (there will be sign for National Cemetery)
Turn left at Lem Turner Road, go 5.1 miles
Turn right on Lannie Road, go 2.9 miles
Jacksonville National Cemetery will be on your left
4083 Lannie Road, Jacksonville, Fl 32218