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Mrs. Retha M. Corbin

December 11, 1920 - February 19, 2012

In Loving Memory of Retha M. Corbin

Retha Maxine Swinford Corbin
Ft. Wayne- Retha Maxine Corbin, 91 of Ft. Wayne and formerly of Windfall, died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2012 in Sarasota, Florida after complications to a stroke. She was born December 11, 1920 in Elwood, the daughter of Clarence and Etta Mae Patton.

Retha married Harry Swinford on Feb. 26, 1939. He preceded her in death in 1965. Retha then married Ted Corbin. He preceded her in death in 2006. Retha was a loving homemaker all of her life.

She was a devoted and lifelong member of Carterville Christian Church.Retha was a Past Worthy Matron of Eastern Star and a Charter Member of WOE (Women of Elwood)

She was a past member of The Orchard Ridge Country Club in Ft. Wayne. Retha enjoyed playing cards;euchre and gin rummy were her favorites.

Survivors include her daughter, Pattie (Ron) Clifford of Westfield; 7 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, 1 great-great granddaughter; and numerous other extended family members.

Along with her husbands and parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, four sisters and her son, Michael Lee Swinford.

Funeral Information

Funeral service will be held in Crown Hill Funeral Home on Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 2 pm, with visitation there from 12 pm.

Donations Information

Memorial donations in Retha's honor may be made to the Curtisville Christian Church, 737 North 600 East, Elwood, Indiana 46036.


Visitation:  Crown Hill Funeral Home

Service:  Crown Hill Funeral Home

Cemetery:  Crown Hill Cemetery

Mrs.  Retha M. Corbin

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