Shelvy J. (Foor) Corbin

July 16, 1940 ~ December 3, 2021 (age 81)


Shelvy J. Corbin, 81, of Cassville, passed away on December 3, 2021 at Penn Highlands Hospital in Dubois, PA.

Born in Wood Twp., Huntingdon County on July 16, 1940, a daughter of the late Paul L. and Laura A. (Watkins) Foor.

On March 1, 1969 at the Trinity Assebly of God in Huntingdon, PA she was united in marriage to Ira R. Corbin, who survives at their home.

She was a 1959 graduate of Saxton-Liberty High School and then received a Degree of Theology from the Tennessee Temple Bible School in Chattanooga, TN on May 30, 1966.

Her career was that of a missionary, pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, and elementary teacher, working as a missionary with the Baptist International Missions in Nassau, Bahamas from 1967-1968, Kindergarten teacher at the Evangel Christian School, Dale City, VA, from 1696 to 1983, elementary teacher at the Trough Creek Valley Christian School, Cassville, PA, from 1983 to 1987, and pre-kindergarten/kindergarten teacher, at the Play and Learn Center at the Beavertown Bible Church, Todd, PA, from 2005 to 2021, where she was a founding member of the church.

Along with her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Laurie J. Nearhood, Robertsdale, PA, a son, Ira R. Corbin II, Cassville, PA, grandson, Timothy W. Nearhood, Robertsdale, PA, and a student at Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, PA, sisters, Margaret Hitchens (Bill), Dillsburg, PA, Carol Whitley (Ronnie), Rocky Mount, NC, Gail Foster, Everett, PA, Fay Wible, Wells Tannery, PA, Mary Jane Foor (Donald), Everett, PA, brothers, Neil Foor (Ethel), Waterfall, PA, Vaughn Foor, Medical Lake, WA, Dennis Foor (Mary), Cedartown, GA, sister-in-law Michelle Foor, Breezewood, PA.

Preceding her in death were her parents, brother John R. Foor, infant Brother, Lorn Foor, half-brother, Lloyd Noel, Jr., brothers-in-law, Donald Foster, and Willis Wible, sister-in-law, Liz Foor.

Friends will be received on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at the Beavertown Bible Church in Todd, PA from 6-8 PM and again on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 from 10-11 AM also that the church.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at the Beavertown Bible Church, Todd, PA. at 11 AM with Pastor Jeffrey Knepper officiating.

Interment will take place in the Cassville Cemetery, Cassville, PA.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Beavertown Bible Church for missions and children’s ministries or to the Curtis A. Heath Funeral Home Inc. P.O. Box 214 Broad Top City, PA. 16621 to assist the family with final expenses.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Curtis A. Heath Funeral Home Inc. 5010 Railroad Ave, Broad Top City, PA. 16621. Online condolences can be made at

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December 7, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
PA, Todd

December 8, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
PA, Todd

Funeral Service
December 8, 2021

11:00 AM
Beavertown Bible Church (PA, Cassville Cemetery, Cassville)

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