Carolyn Bernice McCorkle

August 15, 1945June 21, 2020

Carolyn McCorkle passed away the evening of June 21st in Boerne, Texas at the age of 74 years. She was the widow of Paul McCorkle. They shared 36 years of marriage together.

Born in Houston, Texas; she was the daughter of Ernest and Freda Seals. She graduated from Stephen F. Austin High School. Although she worked in several fields, she worked the longest in the field of medical billing for various doctors.

She moved to Pearland in 1965 and remained there until a few months before her passing. She was a member of St. Helen’s Catholic Church. She enjoyed many hobbies like cooking, camping, and gardening. She survived a life altering stroke in 2000 and began enjoying watching birds and viewing the plants in her yard. She will be remembered for her strength and ability to overcome adversity. She overcame many in her lifetime.

She is survived by her daughter, Dana Besselman and her husband Travis ; her son Troy Lewis and his wife, Gehra; stepdaughters Danae McCorkle and Nicole Craven and husband, Cameron. Grandchildren Jacob Besselman and wife Katie, Rylee Berryhill and husband, Holden, Peyton Besselman, Beau Lewis, Hannah McCorkle, Daylon McCorkle, Amelie Panai, Chloe and Casen Craven. Great grandchildren Noah Berryhill, Maiya Hobbs and Laura McCorkle.


  • Graveside Service

    Thursday, July 2, 2020


Carolyn Bernice McCorkle

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Marjorie Miller-Mashburn

July 1, 2020

Dear Family,
I was so sorry to hear of the passing of Carolyn. She was a friend of mine as a teenager at Austin High School.