Mildred Irene (Spivey) Corbin


Mildred Irene (Spivey) Corbin, age 78, passed on Saturday, January 23, 2021. She was born April 14, 1942, in Ellijay, GA, to her late parents, Ennus Fuller and Hattie Pearl Wood Spivey. Mildred was a member of Tails Creek Baptist Church for 54 years. She was a sanitation engineer for the Gilmer County School system.

She is preceded in death by sister, Audrey Spivey Scott and brother, Weyman Spivey.

Mrs. Corbin is survived by her husband, Herman Luther Corbin of 59 years; daughters and son-in-law, Carla Corbin Ash and her late husband Bobby Ash, Ellijay, GA, Dana & Larry Farist, Ellijay, GA; grandchildren, Susannah Ash and Audra Faith Farist; great grandson, Nathaniel Bobby Lee Ash; brother-in-law, Floyd Scott, Nelson, GA; and sister-in-law, Gladys Spivey, Ellijay, GA; sisters, Debra & Dr. Rob Carlisle, Granite Bay, CA, Donna & Bill Griffin, Temecula, CA; brothers, Gary and Barbara Spivey, William and Kathy Spivey, David and Gail Spivey, all of Ellijay, GA; several nieces and nephews. 

Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, January 26, at the Tails Creek Baptist Church with Bro. Tim Pinson, Rev. Brondy Davis and Rev. Eddie Kerr, officiating. Music was provided by Vickie Kerr & Family.

Shane Cromie, Larry Farist, Nathaniel Ash, Stefan Payne, Herbert Wright and Tim Pinson served as pall bearers. Floyd Scott, Gary Spivey, William Spivey, David Spivey, Rob Carlisle and Bill Griffin served as honorary pall bearers. Interment followed at the Tails Creek Baptist Church cemetery.

The family received friends at the Tails Creek Baptist church one hour before service. Flowers are accepted and donations can be made to the Tails Creek Baptist Church in memory of Mildred Corbin C/O Tracy Abercrombie, 40 Fox Trail Court, Talking Rock, GA 30175. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Logan Funeral Home & Chapel was in charge of arrangements.


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