Mrs. Betty Mullinax Corkern, age 85, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, March 8, 2010. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-two years, Dr. Randall A. Corkern, a Baptist Minister. She is survived by: daughters and sons-in-law, Karen and Craig Beaumont, Copley, OH, Sherryl and Michael Licause, Buford, GA and Carol Corkern and Dennis Herring, Westerville, OH; six grandchildren, Katherine Beaumont, Jonothan Beaumont, Amanda and Randall Shultzaberger, Melissa and Justin Russ, Elizabeth Herring and Ethan Herring. Mrs. Corkern was born July 11, 1924 in Asheville, NC. She was a graduate of Asheville High School, Mars Hill Junior College in North Carolina, earned her undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina and earned her masters degree from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. She was a retired social worker from the Salvation Army in Akron, OH and was also a teacher. Memorial service will be held on Friday, March 12, 2010 at 4:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Pastor Ron Davidson of The Family Church officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 3:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Embracing Hospice, 8013 Majors Road, Cumming, GA 30041 or to the Salvation Army. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133,