MERLENE CHANEY CORLEY was born January 24, 1942 in Wills
Point, TX and went to be with her Lord on December 25, 2002
in Mesquite, TX. She retired with Lucent Technology and was
a member of Mesquite Valley Baptist. Interment was in Rest-
land Memorial Park.
She was preceded in death by her father, Bill Chaney and
granddaughter, Shanda Nicole Watson.
At the time of her death, she was survived by her husband of
45 years, Dennis Corley; her children, Kathleen Denise Jones,
Dennis Dwain Corley, Deborah Kay and husband Richard Bentley,
Rusty Corley; adopted daughter, Tina Shirley; grandchildren,
Jeremy Watson, Tiffany Watson, Heather Merlene Deninger;
adopted grandson, Andrew Caleb; great grandchildren, Junior
and Shaynie; her mother, Marhy Lee Chaney; siblings, Joyce
Johnson, Ray Chaney, Earlene Walker, Gail Hibdon and numerous
nieces and nephews.