Striffler-Hamby Mortuary - Columbus

4071 Macon Road, Columbus, GA


Barbara Siegel Corman

May 15, 1930November 7, 2019

Barbara Siegel Corman, age 89, of Columbus, Georgia, passed away peacefully on November 7, 2019 with her children by her side. Funeral services will be at Temple Israel with Rabbi Beth Schwartz officiating, on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 11:00 am. Interment will be at the Riverdale Cemetery following services.

Barbara was born in Rockaway, New York, on May 15, 1930 the daughter of Garris L. Siegel and Marguerite Baumann Siegel. Barbara married Robert P. Corman in 1955, they moved to Columbus in 1956. They were members of Temple Israel, where she was a member of the Jewish Ladies Aid Society, Hadassah, the Columbus Museum, and a member of the Friends of the Columbus Library. Barbara was a potter, and enjoyed blending glass; she was a member of the Britt David Art Studio for over 40 years.

She was the original owner of the Dunkin Donuts locations on Macon Rd and Manchester Expressway. Barbara served on the Board of Directors of the Second Harvest Food Bank and was the Founder and Past President and Director of the Wynton Neighborhood Network, from 1984-1992. Barbara was the recipient of the Ruth Schwab Service to Mankind Award and she was selected for Gracious Ladies of Georgia 1988.

Barbara was preceded in death by her husband, Robert P. Corman; son, Michael D. Corman; and brother, Robert L. Siegel. Survivors include daughter, Andrea Corman; son, Steven (Lisa) Corman; four grandchildren, Richard, Rachel, Samuel, and Lillian; sister-in-law Elizabeth Siegel and many other family members and friends of our family that will cherish her memory.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Britt David Studio, 2700 E. Britt David Rd., Columbus, Georgia 31909; in honor of Barbara and earmarked for, Scholarships, Supplies, and equipment.


  • Garris L. Siegel, Father (deceased)
  • Marguerite Baumann Siegel, Mother (deceased)
  • Robert P. Corman, Husband (deceased)
  • Michael D. Corman, Son (deceased)
  • Robert L. Siegel, Brother (deceased)
  • Andrea Corman, Daughter
  • Steven Corman (Lisa), Son
  • Elizabeth Siegel, Sister-in-law
  • Mrs. Corman also leaves behind four grandchildren, Richard, Rachel, Samuel and Lillian along with other extended relatives and friends to cherish her loving memory.

  • Britt David Studio


  • Funeral Services Sunday, November 10, 2019


Barbara Siegel Corman

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Charles Clippinger

November 8, 2019

I am a neighbor of Barbara's at Hidden Lake Condominiums. It has been my pleasure to know her for over 20years. She was a wonderful neighbor and will be sorely missed.

Please accept my condolences.