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   Junior Lillard Corbin, age 79, of LaBelle, Missouri, died Wednesday, August 22, 2007, in his home.

   The son of Mont and Lizzie Mae Morgan Corbin, Junior was born on January 16, 1928, in Newark, Missouri.

   Junior united in marriage with Penny Bell on September 14, 1991, in the LaBelle Christian Church, LaBelle, Missouri.  She survives.

   Having attended Fruit Hill School near Newark, Missouri, Junior was of the Protestant Faith.  He served his country as a member of the U.S. Army during World War II.  He worked as a laborer for the Burlington Northern Railroad until his retirement.  A member of Deer Ridge Trail Riders, he enjoyed riding horses, being with family and friends, especially his children and grandchildren.

   Surviving are his wife, Penny Corbin of the home; four sons, Gary (Zerah) Corbin of Hannibal; Chris (Casey) Bell of LaBelle; Jonah Lewis and fiancé Michelle Miller of LaBelle; Johnny Lewis Jr. of Lewistown;  two daughters, Tawnia Corbin of LaBelle, Missouri, and Krystal (Richard) Phinney of Stark, Florida; seven grandsons, Mont Corbin, J.R. Davis, C.J. Bell, Mason Bell, all of LaBelle, Chayton Corbin of Hannibal, Canny cary of Lewistown, and Sean Phinney of Stark, Florida; five granddaughters, Erin Phinney of Stark, Florida, August Lewis of Lewistown, Morgan and Corbin Bell of LaBelle, and Brittany Dare of LaBelle; one sister, Bertha Anderson of Knox City; four half-brothers, Frankie (Ann) Corbin of Kansas, Jackie (Diane) Corbin of Tennessee, Mont Corbin of Lewistown, LeRoy (Kathy) Corbin of Edina; two half-sisters, Georgie (Larry) Edwards of Knox City, and Leona Lindsey of Lewistown; nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, and the dogs, Roz, Roxy and Mac.

   His parents; one sister, Anna Doris Corbin; one brother, Carmen dale Corbin; and one half-sister, Helen Irene Corbin all preceded him in death.

   Reverend Dewayne Larenson officiated for services on Saturday, August 25, 2007, in Coder Funeral Chapel with burial following in the Knox City Cemetery, Knox City, Missouri.

   Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Junior L. Corbin Memorial Fund and may be mailed to or left with Coder Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 151, LaBelle, Missouri 63447.