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“This is a very "unique" picture of Earldean and his tractor. I love it! Continuing to remember you, Betty, and the entire family in our prayers. ...Read More »
1 of 63 | Posted by: Lonnie and Edna Gibson - Moultrie, GA

“Betty our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. Rest assured that Earldene is with our Heavenly Father. We are praying for you. ”
2 of 63 | Posted by: Chris, Julie and Holly Smith - GA

“Kyle and family, I am lifting you up in prayer. May God feel your heart with peace and help you during this time. Your dad was a wonderful man. ”
3 of 63 | Posted by: Johnna Carter - Waycross, GA

“Mrs. Betty, I was at Daddy's when we saw the death notice of Bro. Earl. I am so sorry for your loss and the rest of the family. He will be missed by...Read More »
4 of 63 | Posted by: Sharon Prescott Chapman - GA

“Sister McCorvey and family, I'm sorry that I was out of town last week.I have never been so broken as when I heard of Bro Earl's passing.He was a...Read More »
5 of 63 | Posted by: Franklin Peacock - waycross, GA

“Dear Betty and family, I can not begin to express my sympathy for your loss. I have many wonderful memories of y'all over the years--at Oak Grove...Read More »
6 of 63 | Posted by: Mike and Dena Pope - Palm Bay, FL

“To Betty and family, So sorry to hear about Earldene's passing. During the years at Oak Grove, you were more than a pastor and wife to Mother and...Read More »
7 of 63 | Posted by: Richard and Brenda Tucker - SC

“I am sorry to hear about Earldene. I have some good memories. My daughters Leanna and Jill remembers him speaking at homecoming. They were just...Read More »
8 of 63 | Posted by: Tim Clark - Moultrie, GA

“Betty, Tommy, Keith, & Kyle, Just a note to let you know that we love each of you and are praying for you. Read John 14. Love you, J.T. & Vera Paul ”
9 of 63 | Posted by: James Paul - Balirsville, GA

“To Kyle and the entire McCorvey family! I am so sorry for your loss! You are in our thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time! Huge Hugs...Read More »
10 of 63 | Posted by: Suzann Ridgeway Collier - Douglas, GA

“To all the McCorvey family, May God bless you and keep you close during this time. Keep sweet memories close to your heart! You are in my thoughts...Read More »
11 of 63 | Posted by: Celia Thomas Malek - Hoboken, GA

“To the entire McCorvey Family: I am so sorry to hear of Brother Earldene's passing. I know he is now in Heaven with the Father. He touched many...Read More »
12 of 63 | Posted by: Alesia Kinney - Waycross, GA

“Mrs,Betty & Family, My heart goes out to you. I pray give you the peace that pass understanding. I know this is hard but God will help you...Read More »
13 of 63 | Posted by: Mary Hickox - Hoboken, GA

“Dear Betty, We were very sorry to hear of Brother McCorvey's death. We enjoyed his ministry at Calvary. We always appreciated his participation in...Read More »
14 of 63 | Posted by: Jay Haynes - Savannah, GA

“We would like to extend our heartfelt sympathies to the entire McCorvey family during this difficult time. Brother McCorvey was a long time friend of...Read More »
15 of 63 | Posted by: Sabrina Music Smith - Waycross, GA

“Kyle, Debbie & Family, We are sorry for your loss and pray for peace and comfort to be with you at this sad time. Cherish your memories. You are in...Read More »
16 of 63 | Posted by: Terry & Debbie Harris - Waycross, GA

“Aunt Betty, I love you and Uncle Earl so much. Y'all mean so much to me and my family. I have been so blessed to have the two of you in my life....Read More »
17 of 63 | Posted by: Amy, Ken, Hannah, Reagan, and Kendyll McDonald - FL

“Tommy, I just wanted to let you know how sorry I am to hear about the passing of your Dad. It's a hard time, but with the Lord's help, you & your...Read More »
18 of 63 | Posted by: Terry Harris - Waycross, GA

“We are very sorry for your loss. He was a very good man and was loved by many. You and your family are in our prayers as you go through this tough...Read More »
19 of 63 | Posted by: Buck Morgan - GA

“Dear Betty, I was saddened to learn of Earldene's death. We here in Moultrie will miss him. One more link in the chain of old friends here on earth...Read More »
20 of 63 | Posted by: Charles Blalock - Moultrie, GA

“I am so sorry in hearing about Earldene's passing. I know he dealt with his condition for as long time. Now he is at rest. May the Lord help all of...Read More »
21 of 63 | Posted by: Dorothy Clark - Moultrie, GA

“Betty, we are very sorry to hear of Earldene's passing. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you and your family and God will give you strength and...Read More »
22 of 63 | Posted by: Bennie and Don Perry - GA

“Kyle and Family, May the lord comfort you at this time. God Bless your family. ”
23 of 63 | Posted by: Arnold and Carol Ridgeway - GA

“Betty, The two of you have always been special to our Family. Thanks for always being available when we needed you. We will be praying for you. ”
24 of 63 | Posted by: Harry & Betty Ruth Welch - GA

“Betty, We are very sorry to hear of your loss. May God be with you and your family and give you peace. ”
25 of 63 | Posted by: Hope @Nell Deariso - Moultrie, GA

“We are really sorry to hear about Brother McCorvey. He was a good man and a good friend to our Uncle Cobb.May God give you the strenght you need at...Read More »
26 of 63 | Posted by: Bobby and Louise Aldridge - AL

“Kyle, We love you and if there is anything we can do please let us know. I know there are no words that will help take away the pain and loss you...Read More »
27 of 63 | Posted by: Gary, Deloris and Catfish - GA

“Betty and Family may Goo give you comfort and peace in your time of need. we love you Ed and Lois Foster ”
28 of 63 | Posted by: Ed & Lois Foster - Waycross, GA

“Mrs Betty and family, My deepest sympathy and love to you all in the homegoing of Brother Earldene. He was always full of so much love and...Read More »
29 of 63 | Posted by: Susan Chambless Hickox - Nahunta, GA

“Keith and family, Cindy and I are truly saddened in the loss of your Dad. Memories last forever. We will keep you in our prayers. ”
30 of 63 | Posted by: Tony and Cindy Lewis - waycross, GA

“We are very sorry to hear of your loss. May God be with you all. ”
31 of 63 | Posted by: Frank and Bonnie Bullard - GA

“Dear McCorvey family, We are all praying for yall during this most difficult time. Bro Earldene was very special to our family. He has been there...Read More »
32 of 63 | Posted by: Ronny & Mary Ann Lynn - Waycross, GA

“May the lord comfort you during this difficult time. Mr. Earldene brought abundant JOY to so many lives. With Love Dustin & Eryn carter ”
33 of 63 | Posted by: Dustin & Eryn Carter - Waycross, GA

“DEAREST BETTY AND FAMILY I OFFER MY CONDOLENCES TO YOU BECAUSE OF THE PASSING OF BRO.EARLDEAN. I WILL MISS HIM BECAUSE HE WAS SUCH A GOOD FRIEND AND...Read More »
34 of 63 | Posted by: I.J. McGahee - Waycross, GA

“Kyle,Debbie,Justin and Erin. We are so sorry for your loss. Please remember that you are in our prayers. Larry,Cherrie and Matt Beauregard ”
35 of 63 | Posted by: Cherrie Beauregard - Waycross, GA

“Betty was so sorry to hear of Earls death, especially during Christmas Time. You carry them in your heart always, but you never quite missing them....Read More »
36 of 63 | Posted by: Teresa Wade - Alma, GA

“Dear Betty, I have such clear and wonderful memories of you and Earldene here at the library. Both of you brightened my life daily. Earldene was a...Read More »
37 of 63 | Posted by: Norma McKellar - Moultrie, GA

“Betty & Family, We are praying for the Peace that passes all Understanding for you all at this difficult time. Be comforted in the knowledge that...Read More »
38 of 63 | Posted by: Bill & Deborah Thomas - Waycross, GA

“McCorvey Family, Just wanted to express my deepest sympathy for your loss. I know that is a great peace knowing that he is looking at the face of...Read More »
39 of 63 | Posted by: Cindy White - Waycross, GA

“Betty, Earldene will be greatly missed. I was so sorry to hear this morning of his passing. Y'all will always be very special to the Oak Grove...Read More »
40 of 63 | Posted by: Rhonda DeMott Sauls - Moultrie, GA

“Betty & Family, Brother Earldene was a very special person to us and our family. He was such an eloquent speaker. We still remember what an...Read More »
41 of 63 | Posted by: Angela, Azalee & Sandy - GA

“Betty, Sons, Grandchildren, Great-Grandchildren, May God be very near and dear to your hearts today, and in the days to come. I will always...Read More »
42 of 63 | Posted by: Aileen (Holland) Gay - Hartsfield, GA

“Betty, What wonderful memories we have of the times we spent with you and Earldene - some as recent as last Friday - even though not long, but...Read More »
43 of 63 | Posted by: Eddie & Laura Anne Ackley - GA

“Tommy and Julia, Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and the family in this time of loss. May the Lord sustain you and give you His peace. Our...Read More »
44 of 63 | Posted by: Rev. Jim and Larinda Dirst - GA

“Betty, My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. You and Earldene have always held such a special place in my heart. ”
45 of 63 | Posted by: Yvonne Clark - Moultrie, GA

“Ms. Betty, We are truly heartbroken to hear of Mr. Earldene's passing. We'll always think of his warmth and sense of humor. You and your family...Read More »
46 of 63 | Posted by: Brent & Dena Dickerson - Hoboken, GA

“Betty, We are so sorry to hear of Earldene's passing and are thinking and praying for you and family at this time. Earldene holds a special place in...Read More »
47 of 63 | Posted by: Gina DeMott Renner - Douglasville, GA

“Betty and family, I was sad to hear of Earldene's passing. I know he will be missed so much. I know that you will feel the support of everyone's...Read More »
48 of 63 | Posted by: Lynn - moultrie, GA

“Betty, We do not words to express the depth of our sorrow at the passing of Earl Dean. He was a wonderful neighbor and friend who will always be...Read More »
49 of 63 | Posted by: Dean and Vicki - Waycross, GA

“Our thoughts and prayers go up for all the family. ”
50 of 63 | Posted by: Mary Lou Corbitt/Shoneys - GA

“Mrs. Betty and family you are in our thoughts and paryers. May God comfort you during this difficult time. Remember all the good times we had. ...Read More »
51 of 63 | Posted by: Cassandra Boyd Bullington - GA

“Betty & family, We were shocked and sadened to hear about the death of Earldene. We are praying for you as you go through this difficult time. John &...Read More »
52 of 63 | Posted by: John & Barbara Boyd - Moultrie, GA

“I was very shocked to hear of the news. Bro. Earldene was never anything but kind to us at Calvary. He will certainly be missed. He always had a...Read More »
53 of 63 | Posted by: Dustin & Kimberly Dowling - GA

“TO BETTY AND FAMILY, YOU HAVE OUR SINCERE CONDOLENCES ON THE PASSING OF REV. EARLDENE. WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER HIM WHEN VISITING THE RESTAURANTS WE HAVE...Read More »
54 of 63 | Posted by: fred zauner - GA

“Mrs. Betty and family: We pray that God will grant you peace at this most difficult time. ”
55 of 63 | Posted by: Levi and Melissa Herrin - GA

“To Betty and all the family; We are praying for you during this most trying time in your life. We know, as do you, that God's grace will see you...Read More »
56 of 63 | Posted by: Marien and Zee Mullis - Waycross, GA

“Although the loss of a loved one is a time of grief and sadness, it is also a time to rejoice knowing that our loved one is with our Lord and God...Read More »
57 of 63 | Posted by: Thomas and Anna Gill - Waycross, GA

“Betty, Ms.Susie, Kyle, Debbie, Erin & Justin......please know that I'm thinking of you this week. There will be difficult times without him....Read More »
58 of 63 | Posted by: Anna Sue Douberly - Thomasville, GA

“Betty and family, Our prayers are with you at this time. Barry & Shirley ”
59 of 63 | Posted by: Barry & Shirley Thomas - Nicholls, GA

“Betty and Family my heart is bleeding for you now and I will be praying for you all in this diffcult time. If there is anything you need please give...Read More »
60 of 63 | Posted by: Maxine Barlow - Warner Robins, GA

“Mrs. Betty and family, Bro. Earldene was such a nice man and wonderful witness for the Lord! I have had the pleasure of hearing many of his sermons...Read More »
61 of 63 | Posted by: Sheri Sowell - Hoboken, GA

“Bro. Earl, will always hold a special place in my heart. He was my pastor as I surrender to the call. I will deeply miss him, but I will be seeing...Read More »
62 of 63 | Posted by: Randy Mccloud - SEVIERVILLE, TN

“Earldene is one of the dearest friends I have ever had. I'll miss that special wit. But, I know where he is and I know I'll see him again. God bless...Read More »
63 of 63 | Posted by: Steve Hampton - Waycross, GA


Rev. Earldene McCorvey, 74, died suddenly Monday (December 14, 2009) at his residence. He was a native of Moultrie but had lived in Waycross since 1978. He was son of the late Alton Buck McCorvey and Dorothy Taylor McCorvey. He was Associate Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church and had served in the ministry for 44 years. He was ordained in 1968 and was a 1974 graduate of the Florida Baptist College in Gracewell, FL. Survivors include his wife, Betty S. McCorvey of Waycross; three sons, Tommy E. McCorvey (wife Julia) of Pensacola, FL, Keith McCorvey and Kyle McCorvey (wife Debbie) both of Waycross; five grandchildren, Kori McCorvey (wife Kim), Brock McCorvey (wife Courtney), Kodi McCorvey (wife Victoria), Erin McCorvey, Justin McCorvey; two great grandchildren, Landon Brock and Kali Piper; and several nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Thursday (December 17, 2009) at Central Baptist Church. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends at Music Funeral Home Wednesday night from 6 until 9. The Deacons of Calvary Baptist Church, the Auditorium Sunday School Class, and all area ministers are requested to meet at Central Baptist Church Thursday at 1:40 p.m. to serve as honorary pallbearers. Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com.

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