Susan McKeever Corkern
December 19, 1940 - August 6, 2020
Susan McKeever Corkern, age 79 and a resident of Baton Rouge, passed away peacefully at the Pearl at Jamestown early Thursday morning August 6, 2020. She was a former longtime resident of Franklinton. Susan grew up in Baton Rouge, where she graduated from Saint Joseph’s Academy and later received a Bachelor’s in Education from LSU, being a proud member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority all her life. She was a junior champion high diver and taught swimming lessons to many children through the years. Susan moved to Washington Parish and began a teaching career at Annunciation Catholic School, Varnado Elementary School and later for many years at Franklinton Primary School. She was a longtime active member of Holy Family Catholic Church, who loved her church family very much. Susan was also a member of the Franklinton Woman’s Club and a die-hard LSU Tigers fan. She enjoyed shopping and visiting with her friends and always loved going out to eat with her family and friends.
Survived by: Daughter and Son in law: Kim Corkern McCarty and Todd McCarty of Baton Rouge; Son: Trey Corkern of Santa Fe, NM; Granddaughter: Mary Claire Beaver; Twin Sister and Brother in law: Jane McKeever Locklar and Henry Locklar of Baton Rouge; Also numerous nieces, nephews and many dear friends
She was preceded in death by her parents Edward McKeever and Gail Quinlan McKeever.
A graveside funeral service will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday August 12th at the Saint Joseph Abbey Cemetery near Covington (75376 River Road, St. Benedict, LA 70457) with Father Peter Hammett officiating.
Honorary Pallbearers: Trey Corkern, Todd McCarty, Kirk Locklar, Brian Locklar, Chris Hufft, Dr. Gerald Foret, Dr. Chris Foret