Marilyn Timmons

Marilyn (McCorkle) Cunningham Timmons
January 5, 1928-September 1, 2010

Marilyn McCorkle Cunningham Timmons, 82, passed away September 1, 2010 in The Woodlands, Texas following a brief illness.
Marilyn was born January 5, 1928 in Elwood, Indiana to the late Mildred Safford) and Ival McCorkle.
Marilyn was a 1946 graduate of Wendall L. Wilkie High School in Elwood, Indiana. She worked at the Sweet Shoppe, Fettig Canning Factory and Cunningham Studios as a bookkeeper in Elwood, IN. She also worked selling Avon, Dairy Queen in Gas City and Standard Grocery in Marion, IN. Marilyn was also a Boy Scout Den Mother and Girl Scout Leader in the Gas City area. After retirement from Standard Grocery in Marion, IN she enjoyed being a devoted mother and grandmother to her family.
She is survived by her only son, Tony Tyone Cunningham, Jonesboro; daughters, Capri R. (Cunningham) and husband George Smith III, of Port Charlotte, Fla., Jyme L (Cunningham) McKenzie of Galveston, Texas and Sandi D. (Cunningham) and husband Raymond Yosko of Spring, Texas, 13 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great granchild. brothers; Duane Colleen McCorkle, Michael Mick and wife Faye McCorkle; sisters; Eileen McCorkle and husband James Pore, Judy McCorkle and husband Jack Romine.
Marilyn was preceded in death by her father, mother, daughter, Candae L (Cunningham) Jones; two grandchildren; sisters; Ivalou McCorkle, Joreen (McCorkle) Delawter, brothers; Max McCorkle, Phillip McCorkle, David McCorkle, Tom McCorkle.
We celebrate her life that was filled with love and total dedication to her large family. She had the brightest smile, biggest heart and loved life so very much. She will be sadly missed.
There will be no services.
Marilyn’s contribution is continued through the Texas A&M University Health Science Center in College Station, Texas.
Online condolences can be made at
Contributions can be made to Texas A&M University System Health Science Center College of Medicine-College Station, Texas 77843


  1. Jyme, Thinking of you in the loss of your mother. I hope you have many great memories to make you smile when you are missing her the most.
    Melinda Webb Holloway

  2. Jyme,Sam and Capri;
    I was very saddened to learn of your mothers passing. Marilyn was always very kind and polite to me and I never forgot that. I will be thinking of you during this difficult time, Best wishes to you and may God help you through it.
    My Prayers go out to all of you,
    Kelly Campbell

  3. Jyme, Sam, Capri,& family, Its so surreal to lose a mother. It breaks the threshold of your foundation to say the least. What a beautiful lady. May God hold you close during this difficult time. Sincerely, Julie Devore

  4. Girls so sorry for the loss of your mother Marilyn. She was a great aunt and always had something nice to say when we talked. Knew there were hard times between her and Eddie, but she always treated me kindly. She was a lovely lady and will be sadly missed. My deepest sympathy

  5. Dear Tony, Capri, Jyme Lee, & Sandi

    I was so sorry to see that your Mom passed. I can’t imagine how you must feel.
    I hope you are all hanging in there and celebrating what a good Mom you had all
    these years. My wish to you is that you remember all the good times and good
    things she gave you. I know I have some good memories, back in the day. Of course
    we were all little kids then, but it sure was fun. Again, I’m sorry for your loss.
    Please take care of each other now.

    All my love to you


  6. Dear Sam, Jyme, Capri & Tony,

    I’m so sorry for your loss and know all too well the pain you are experiencing. May God hold you up and walk with you during this most troubling of times. Grandma was an absolutely beautiful woman who was always so full of life, love and laughter. May you cherish the memories that you hold near and dear to your heart. I know that her legacy will continue as a part of her continues to live within each of us. I love you all. Take care and should you need any thing at all, please contact me.



  7. Tony, Capri, Jyme Lee, Sam, My deepest sympathy to you all. I just read it of your Mom when I was trying to locate Capri to see how you were all doing..then to find out about Candae as well. I can relate to your lose, Mom passed in 2008. The wonderful memories of our childhood will always be there, all year round we were always coming up with different games & your Mom was amazing thru it all.. I dearly LOVED her..GOD BLESS YOU ALL!!!!LUV contact me

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