|Birth: ||Aug. 23, 1922|
|Death: ||Jun. 3, 2000|
Direct Descendant of Clement Corbin, of Muddy River (Brookline), Massachusetts & Woodstock, Connecticut.
Her beloved pet, Corky (1945-1955). Mom loved animals. In Mom's final years she would take care of C.J. Meek.
CLAY CENTER, KS -- Martha Jane Prowell, 77, formerly of Newton, died Saturday (June 3, 2000) at Clay County Medical Center in Clay Center. She was born Aug. 23, 1922, in Newton to Henry Howard and Frances Ruth (Pletcher) Corbin. She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother Howard Newton Corbin. She grew up in Newton and was a graduate of Newton High School, class of 1940. She attended the former Kansas State Teachers College, Emporia, Kansas. She worked for Santa Fe Railroad and then worked for several hospitals including Newman Hospital, Emporia, KS, Medicine Lodge Hospital, Medicine Lodge, KS, and Morris County Hospital, Council Grove, KS. She was a member of First Free Methodist Church in Newton and the Daughters of the American Revolution, NSDAR thru the Council Oak Chapter, Council Grove, KS. Graveside inurnment services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Greenwood Cemetery in Newton. Memorials have been established with the American Diabetes Association in care of Neill-Schwensen-Rook Funeral Home, 918 Seventh St., Clay Center KS 67432.
She was also a descendant of 1620 Mayflower Passengers John Howland, John Tilley, Joan (Hurst) Tilley, and Elizabeth (Tilley) Howland thru her father, Howard Corbin.
Classmate of Dorothy Carolyn Richter Young, Ronald Vernon Young, William M. Hanna and Raymond E. King at Newton High School, Newton, Kansas, Class of 1940.
Howard Henry Corbin (1880 - 1974)
Frances Ruth Pletcher Corbin (1889 - 1976)
Howard Newton Corbin (1911 - 1933)*
Martha Jane Corbin Prowell (1922 - 2000)
Note: For privacy, survivors have not been named in obituary.
Plot: Inurnment (Cremation), Lot 9, Blk 14, 3rd addition
Maintained by: Mayflower Pilgrim 332
Originally Created by: Barb
Record added: Mar 22, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25445739