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Nonna J McCorkle
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Nonna J. McCorkle, 71, of Edmond, OK, died September 15, 2017 at home. She was born May 6, 1946 in Oklahoma City, OK to Robert Samuel and Billie Margy Amis.

Nonna graduated from Midwest City High School where she was an active cheerleader and involved in student council. She graduated from the University of Oklahoma with her bachelor’s degree then went on to obtain her master’s degree in education at the University of Central Oklahoma. She was a member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority and recently was awarded her 50 year anniversary pin. Her teaching career spanned over 30 years in the Mid Del Schools where she was proud to have taught almost 1000 children to read.

Nonna was also a member of the Hearing Loss Association of America for many years. She enjoyed crafting and loved having the chance to be creative. She was an avid fan of OU football and Thunder basketball. Her passion was working with children and focusing on their reading skills. She always had a dog or cat by her side to keep her company. She adored her grandchildren who affectionately called her “Mimi”.

Nonna was preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by daughters, Lori Burgin and husband Tom, Leslie Dickey and husband Phillip; sisters, Monica Wittrock and husband Kevin, Sammy Bumpas and husband Van; 5 grandchildren, Savannah Burgin, Connor Burgin, Katie Dickey, Travis Dickey and Kasey Whitson and husband Brock. She is also survived by great grandson, Knox Whitson; puppy, Stella; many cousins, the Ya Ya’s and her high school group of friends.

Funeral services will be 1:00 PM, Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at Church of the Servant in Oklahoma City with interment following at Arlington Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hearts for Hearing at

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Funeral Service




1:00 PM
Church of the Servant

14343 N. MacArthur Blvd.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73142

Cemetery Details


Arlington Memory Gardens

3400 N Midwest Blvd.
Midwest City, OK 73141

Memorial Contribution

Hearts for Hearing


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