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Evonne Skinner Corbett

May 12, 1944 — January 6, 2022

Evonne Skinner Corbett

May 12, 1944 – January 6, 2022

Evonne Skinner Corbett, 77, of Elm City passed away Thursday. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, January 12, 2022, in Evergreen Memorial Park at 2pm. Rev. Bobby White and Rev. Dwight Batts will officiate.

Evonne is survived by her sister, Bridget S. Driver (Mickey) of Wilson; brother, David Skinner (Debbie) of Elm City; sister, Patricia S. Webb (Ronny) of Macclesfield; sister, Sheila S. Banks (Nelson) of Elm City and brother, Darren Skinner (Tora) of Wilson. Evonne is also survived by her 4 children which she raised as her own; son, Bobby Jenkins of Wilson; daughter, Tiffany Wooten of Wilson; son, Jerry Smith of Wilson; daughter, Kala Durham of Wilson and a host of grandchildren, nephews and nieces.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Melvin Douglas Corbett and parents, Junior and Lily Skinner.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Wilbanks Christian Church, 6128 NC HWY 42 E., Elm City North Carolina, 27822 or a favorite charity of your choice.

Condolences directed to Joyner’s Funeral Home and Crematory at

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Graveside Service

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm

Evergreen Memorial Park

2800 Nash Street, Wilson, NC 27896

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