Corena (Fulkerson) Maurer, age 85, of Evansville, IN, went to join her Savior on July 26, 2022, at Good Samaritan Home after a short illness.
Corena was born April 15, 1937, in Norris City, IL, to Reba E. (Bryant) Renshaw and Silas Fulkerson. She married Richard Maurer on April 28, 1956. They recently celebrated 66 years of marriage. Her greatest joy was being a mother and grandmother. She passed along her love of and talent for music to her grandchildren and spent many hours driving to piano lessons and attending recitals and concerts. She enjoyed traveling, particularly those trips to Gatlinburg and Myrtle Beach with her family.
Corena is survived by her husband, Richard E. Maurer; son, Terry Maurer (Diana), grandchildren, Katie Maurer and Henry Maurer; brother, Meryl Renshaw (Carleen); sisters, Janice Eckelberry and Patti Zimmer; and nieces and nephews, Greg Renshaw (Julie), Liz Culley (John), Mark Renshaw (Tiffany), and Melissa Turpin (Dennis).
Corena was preceded in death by her mother and stepfather, Reba and Herman Renshaw; father, Silas Fulkerson; three brothers, Ray Fulkerson, Herman Renshaw, Jr., and Silas Wayne Fulkerson; and sister, Phyllis Rupp.
Funeral Services will be held at 12:00 p.m., Saturday, July 30, 2022, at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel – A Family Tradition Funeral Home, 5330 Washington Avenue with Mark Renshaw officiating. Burial will be in Union Ridge Cemetery, White County, IL.
Friends may visit from 10:00 a.m. until service time, Saturday, July 30, 2022, at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel.
Memorial Contributions may be made to: St. John’s East United Church of Christ at 7000 Lincoln Avenue, Evansville, IN 47715 or St. Paul’s United Church of Christ at PO Box 6287, Evansville, IN 47719.
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