Obits July 23

Lorraine Corbin, 84
Lorraine Corbin, 84, of Portales and formerly of Causey, died Tuesday, July 22, 2003, at Heartland Continuing Care Center.
Arrangements are pending and will be announced by Wheeler Mortuary of Portales.

Bernus Steele, 81
Bernus Powell Steele, 81, of Lubbock, died Friday, June 27, 2003, in Lubbock.
She was born on June 3, 1922, in Elida, to Joe K. and Jennie Powell.
After graduating from Elida High School and Benson School of Commerce, she worked in Bellingham, Wash., and Lubbock. From 1958-1974, she worked in Portales for the Howard Schmeiting Engineering firm and Roosevelt Electric Cooperative. In 1975 she moved to Roswell, working as the office manager for Chavez County Cattle Co. until her retirement. She lived in Roswell until June 2002, when she moved to Lubbock.
She is preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Joe Lewis Powell; and sisters Ruth Smith, Clara Powell and Nona Powell.
She is survived by a son, Cody Steele (and wife, Sharla) of Lubbock; three grandchildren, Stephanie Steele of Dallas and Tiffany Steele and Clint Steele, both of Lubbock; two sisters, Dollie Self and Irene Powell, both of Elida; a sister-in-law, Evelyn Powell of Elida; and several nieces and nephews.
Services were held July 19 in Elida.
Cremation services were handled by Sanders Funeral Home of Lubbock.