From the Greenwood Funeral Home:
Elizabeth H. "Liz" Corey, 70, passed away Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, after a battle with bone cancer. Ms. Corey resided with her husband, Ross C. Stephenson. Memorial service: Thursday 1 p.m. rosary with Funeral Mass at 2 p.m. at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church. Afterward a reception will be held at Colonial Country Club. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Greenwood. Ms. Corey was born in Mobile, Ala., to Billie Skinner Corey, a civilian secretary, and Stanley Benson Corey, a U.S. Navy pilot. She attended Hofstra University majoring in business administration and economics, graduating magna cum laude in 1977. Subsequently, she attended the University of Houston Law School, graduating in 1980. After graduation, she married fellow law student Ross Stephenson. She and Ross then moved to Washington, D.C. where she worked for the U.S. Office of Personnel Management while Ross attended Georgetown University Law School where he obtained an advanced degree in tax law. By 1985, Liz and Ross decided to return to Texas, settling in Fort Worth where Ross had grown up. After moving to Fort Worth, Ms. Corey worked for over 20 years with the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), the federal agency that regulates national banks. Her practice included banking and securities law. Ms. Corey retired from the OCC in 2007. After retirement, she joined the Woman's Club of Fort Worth, the Berkeley neighborhood book club, and Berkeley Place Association where she served as social chairman for about five years. Ms. Corey and her husband are members of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church. Survivors: Husband, Ross C. Stephenson; brother, Stanley Benson Corey Jr.; sisters, Ann Corey Trigg and Deborah Corey Smith; and numerous nieces and nephews.
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