Oma Grace (Corkey) Alberson, 84, of Las Cruces passed away on Sunday, April 20, 2014 in Las Cruces, NM. Corkey was born on November 2, 1929 in Texon, Texas to George and Gladys Hensley. At a young age, She moved with her family to Las Cruces where her father worked for the Stahman family. Corkey attended school in Las Cruces and graduated from Las Cruces High School in 1947. Followi...

Oma Grace (Corkey) Alberson, 84, of Las Cruces passed away on Sunday, April 20, 2014 in Las Cruces, NM. Corkey was born on November 2, 1929 in Texon, Texas to George and Gladys Hensley. At a young age, She moved with her family to Las Cruces where her father worked for the Stahman family. Corkey attended school in Las Cruces and graduated from Las Cruces High School in 1947. Following graduation, she married Roy Alberson in June of 1947 who proceeded her in death in 2007. Corkey worked for several years at Pat Campbell Insurance agency and later as a bookkeeper for Burns Construction Company. She was an avid sports fan and especially loved NMSU Aggie basketball along with Dallas Cowboys football. Along with her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Nelda Russell. She is survived by a daughter, Kathy and Fred Wingfield of Hot Springs, Arkansas, two sons, Allen Alberson and his wife, Karen, of Yorba Linda, California and Charles (Chuck) Alberson and his wife, Janna, of Stephenville, Texas as well as six grandchildren, Mike Wingfield, George, Samantha and Patrick Alberson and Chad and Alyssa Alberson. Additionally, she is survived by two sisters, Barbara Morrison of Las Cruces, Patsy Lee of Las Cruces and a brother, Beau Hensley of Colorado Springs, Colorado, many nieces, nephews and a host of friends. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 26, 2014, at 2pm at the First Baptist Church of Las Cruces with Richard King officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the donor's favorite charity. PDF Printable Version

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