Louise Corbett Fulgham
January 20, 1925 – April 29, 2021
Louise Corbett Fulgham, 96, passed away on April 29, 2021 in Jacksonville, Fl. after a long and full life. Louise was born on January 20, 1925 in Tampa, Fl., the daughter of Marian Henry Corbett and George Lester Corbett. The family moved to Jacksonville, where she graduated from Landon High School. After getting her Bachelor’s Degree from Maryville College, Maryville TN, she went on to achieve a Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Florida in Gainesville FL. She retired from Duval County Public School system in 1986 after a 27 year career as a teacher and ultimately, assistant principal.
She was a life-long bridge enthusiast and family history buff, tracing her family name back to the Revolutionary War. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
She is survived by her sister, Carol Corbett of Carmichael CA; her sons William H. Owen (Cheryl) of Fernandina Beach and David C. Owen (Adair) of Woodstock GA; her grandson, David “Corey” Owen (Kelly) and her great granddaughter, Noelle Owen, of Marietta GA; her step-daughter, Peggy F. Cross of Ponte Vedra Beach; her step-son, Eugene F. Fulgham III (Louise) of Jacksonville; her step-grandchildren, Jennifer G. Czyzewski (Jeff) of Ponte Vedra Beach and Eugene F. Fulgham IV of Jacksonville; and her step-great grandchild, Jeffrey G. Czyzewski of Ponte Vedra Beach. She was predeceased by her parents; her husband and the father of her children William H Owen; her husband Eugene F. Fulgham Jr., and her step-daughter, Virginia Anne Griffin.
A celebration of Louise’s life will take place at the Lakewood Presbyterian Church, 2001 University Blvd. West on May 22, 2021 at 2:00 P.M, with the Rev. Joy Laughridge officiating. Inurnment will take place at the Jacksonville National Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Louise's memory may be made to Vitas Community Connection by visiting https://vitascommunityconnection.org or The Jacksonville Symphony at https://www.jaxsymphony.org/giving.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.hgmandarin.com for the Fulgham family.
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lakewood Presbyterian Church