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Chillicothe News - Chillicothe, MO
  • Services to be held Tuesday for Neva Corf

  • Neva Elderzan Corf, age 89, formerly of Bosworth, Mo., died Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at The Baptist Home in Chillicothe.
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  • Neva Elderzan Corf, age 89, formerly of Bosworth, Mo., died Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at The Baptist Home in Chillicothe.
    Neva was born on Aug. 22, 1924, in Carroll County as the youngest of 13 children to Humphrey and Jessie (O’Roark) Wooden. On March 10, 1941, she was married to Leroy Corf. They resided near Bosworth.
    Neva was a housewife and mother and in later years worked at Banquet Foods. She was an excellent cook, seamstress, and housekeeper and especially enjoyed growing flowers. Leroy preceded her in death on Nov. 27, 1996.  She then resided in Wheeling and Chillicothe. Neva was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and attended Memories in the Making paint classes as well as Baptist Home activities.
    Neva is survived by three daughters, Darlene Hughes (Tom) of Chillicothe, Mo., Bonnie Sutton (Danny) of Chula, Mo., Cathy Corf of Marshall, Mo.; one son, John Corf, of Marshall, Mo.; five grandchildren, Tom Hughes, Jr., Tammy Wright, Shawna Bartlett, Billie O’Dell, and Cassie Corf; 14 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
    She was preceded in death by one son, Bill Corf; brothers, John, Leo (Pete), Henry, Jackie, Buford, Jimmy, Lloyd, Leslie, and Harold; sisters Nadine Trussell, Kathleen Jenks, Una Barron, and one grandson, Ronnie Hughes.
    Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013 at Bittiker Funeral Home in Carrollton, Mo., with Reverend Larry Reeter and Reverend Alan Brock officiating. Burial will be in Van Horn Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at Bittiker Funeral Home.
    The family suggests contributions be made to Frances Crouch for Memories in the Making, or the activities fund at the Chillicothe Baptist Home in memory of Neva. They may be left at or mailed to Bittiker Funeral Home P.O. Box 223 Carrollton, MO 64633.
    Online condolences may be sent to the family via Bittiker Funeral Homes, LLC website at www.bittikerfuneralhomes.com and clicking on the obituaries link.
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