Leon Corso
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Friday
28
June

Visitation at Main Service

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday, June 28, 2019
Riverside Baptist Church
135 Lee Dr.
Clarksdale, Mississippi, United States
Friday
28
June

Funeral Service

2:00 pm
Friday, June 28, 2019
Riverside Baptist Church
135 Lee Dr.
Clarksdale, Mississippi, United States

Final Resting Place

Oakridge Cemetery
Lee Dr And Oakridge
Clarksdale, Mississippi, United States

Obituary of Leon Thomas Corso

Leon Thomas Corso

Clarksdale, MS

Leon Thomas Corso, 96, retired owner/operator of Corso Liquor Store and worked with his father at Corso Distributing, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019 at home. Visitation is Friday, June 28, 2019, 1:00-2:00 PM at Riverside Baptist Church in Clarksdale, MS. Funeral services are 2:00 PM Friday, June 28, 2019 at Riverside Baptist Church in Clarksdale, MS with burial in the Oakridge Cemetery. Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale, MS is handling the arrangements.

He attended Texas A&M before serving in World War II in the Army Signal Corp. He was a member of the American Legion, VFW Post and St. Paul's United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife of seventy-seven years, Joyce Mays Corso; son Barry Corso (Jennifer); daughter Cathy Corso Foster all of Clarksdale, MS; ten grandchildren; seventeen great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents Thomas and Mable Judah Corso and daughter Gloria Ann Legg.

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