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Jimmy D. Corzine, Sr

Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Jimmy D. Corzine, Sr., the son of the late Alva and Hattie Hutchcraft Corzine, was born in Dexter on Feb. 13, 1942, and died at his home in Dexter on April 21, 2007, at the age of 65.

Jimmie had spent several years in Benton Harbor, Mich., and returned to Dexter in 1982. He was a retired carpenter and had worked for Pearson Construction.

He was first married to Sheila Phillips in Benton Harbor, Mich.

On Sept. 9, 1988, he was married to Margaret Ruckle Sandy in Dexter.

Surviving are his wife, Margaret Corzine of Dexter; one son, Jimmie Corzine, Jr. of Dudley; two daughters, Dieanna Chronister of Coloma, Mich., and Theresa Broadhurst of Watervliet, Mich.; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; five step-sons, Arthur L. Shafer of Bancroft, Mich., Richard L. Shafer of Flint, Mich., John J. Shafer of Mt. Rose, Mich., Thomas L. Shafer of Phoenix, Ariz., Timothy P. Shafer of Dexter; two step-daughters, Janet L. Garcia of Columbia, Tenn., and Donna J. DeKruger of Phoenix, Ariz.

He was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.

Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, 2007, at the Watkins & Sons Funenral Home in Dexter.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 25, 2007, at the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Dexter with Rev. Karen Oldham of Dexter officiating.

Interment will be in the Armstead Dowdy Cemetery near Dexter with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.