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Martinsville – Annette Shively Corbett, 73, went home to be with her heavenly father on March 25, 2013 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

Annette was born on April 8, 1939 to the late James William “Jack” Shively and Hazel C. Shively. She was of the Baptist faith and a member of Freedom Baptist Church. Annette retired from Dupont with 25 years of service.

She was a kind, Christian woman who loved her family dearly especially her grandchildren. Annette will truly be missed. Along with her parents she is preceded in death by her son, Shawn Leslie Corbett and her sister, Glenda Dillon.

The family will receive family and friends at the home, 747 Sedgefield Drive, Martinsville. A visitation was held Thursday evening at Freedom Baptist Church.

A funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 pm on Friday, March 29, 2013 at Freedom Baptist Church with Pastor Larry Luffman and Pastor Jimmy Dillon officiating. Interment will follow in the Henry Memorial Park.

Annette is survived by her beloved husband of 52 years, Charles Corbett of the home; daughter, Dawn Wheeler of Henry, VA; grandchildren, Tracie Lynne Arrington, Benjamin Shawn Arrington and Thomas Ray “Tommy” Wheeler all of Henry, VA; brothers, Jackie Shively and wife, Cathy of Fieldale and Roger Shively of Sydnorsville, VA.

In lieu of flowers the family wishes memorial contributions be made in Annette’s honor to the Student Ministry of Freedom Baptist Church; 790 Irisburg Road; Axton, VA 24054.

Bassett Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements for the Corbett family and online condolences may be made to

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