Alberta L. Lemon Corbet © Enid News and Eagle 02-21-2013 Submitted by: Glenn
ENID ó Funeral service for Alberta L. Corbet will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at Goodwin Funeral Homel, Cherokee, Okla., with Rev. Tom Stanley officiating. Interment will be in Cherokee Municipal Cemetery.
Alberta L. Corbet, daughter of the late Bert Lemon and Beulah Hayes Lemon, was born Oct. 15, 1915, in Cherokee, Okla., and passed away Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at Cherokee Manor, at the age of 97 years, 4 months and 4 days.
Alberta lost her hearing at the age of 13 from spinal meningitis. In spite of this handicap she graduated from Cherokee High School in 1933, at the top of her class.
She married Roland M. Corbet April 21, 1935, in Longdale, Okla.
She graduated from Pearl Hazelton Beauty College in Oklahoma City and was a beautician in Cherokee for many years.
Alberta was the second person to receive a cochlear implant in the state of Oklahoma as a pioneer at the Hough Institute.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, three sisters and one great-grandson.
She is survived by her daughter, Rolene Hadwiger and husband Ron; grandchildren, Ronda Scribner and husband Kent, Kevin R. Hadwiger and wife Diane, Kyle B. Hadwiger and wife Debbie, and special adopted grandson of the heart, Dr. Vick Aulakh; great-grandchildren, Sara Brantley and husband Walt, Shane Scribner and wife Sara, Chris Scribner and wife Erina, Keasha Deterding and husband Kevin, Kelsi Hadwiger and Kayla Hadwiger; great-great-grandchildren, Alisha and Ava Brantley, Keira and Kade Deterding and Rio Scribner; and other relatives and friends.
Memorials may be made through the funeral home to Alfalfa County Ambulance or the charity of donorís choice.
(Submitted by family)
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