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Percy H. Corley Sr. departed this life on Monday, April 15, 2019.
A memorial celebration will be noon, Monday, April 22, 2019 at Coleman & Hicks Chapel with Rev. Howard K. Daniel to officiate. Burial will follow in Swan Lake Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Percy was born Oct. 4, 1931, in Hazlehurst, Mississippi, to the union of the late Robert and Ludie Corley.
Percy was united in holy matrimony to Mary Craft in 1948, and they relocated to Michigan City in 1951. Mary preceded Percy in death on May 5, 2013.
Percy enjoyed gardening, fishing and detailing Cars at the Family’s carwash “Corley’s Carwash”.
He leaves to cherish his memories, children: Percy (Patricia) Corley Jr., South Holland, Illinois, Vanessa (Tillman Clifton Jr.) Corley, Sandra (Lyman Jr.) Bryant both of
Michigan City, Robert (Patricia) Corley, Dallas, Texas, Lisa Corley-Grinston, Michigan City and Fredrick James (Cathy) Lenoir of Jacksonville, Florida; two brothers:
Rev. Iva (Floretha) Corley and Thomas Earl Corley both of Michigan City, Indiana; five sisters: Dorothy (Sonny) Boyd, Los Angeles, California, Evelyn (Rev. J.T.)
Jones of Chicago, Illinois, Odell Daniels of Los Angeles, California, Marilyn (Roosevelt) McGee of South Holland, Illinois and Linda Corley of Lithonia, Georgia; 17
grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren; and a host of relatives.
Percy was preceded in death by one daughter, Mary C. Corley-Watson; siblings, Herbert Corley, Catherine Clay, Carolyn Williams, Mertus Corley, Ozell Corley, Willie
Edward, Louis Corley, Larry Corley, Jean Washington and Robert Corley Jr.