Corene Albright

Corene Casparis Albright passed away on Sunday, September 4, 2005, after a long illness.

Corene was born in Pecos, Texas on September 9, 1927 and moved to Odessa, Texas in 1928. She graduated from Odessa High School in 1945. On August 6, 1945, she married Oren D. Albright, Jr. They moved to Midland, Texas in 1954.

She is preceded in death by her father, Bill Casparis, her mother, Cora Mankins, her step-father, Howard Mankins, and her grandson, Dennis Albright.

Corene is survived by her husband, Oren Albright, her son and daughter-in-law, Oren and Trina Albright of Midland and her daughter and son-in-law, Dan and Debbie Sharp of Katy, Texas; and a brother and sister-in-law, A.L. and Nell Casparis of Odessa, Texas.

She is also survived by her grandson and his wife, Jim and Melissa Albright of New Braunfels, Texas and two granddaughters, Heather Conner and her husband Will of Wills Point, Texas and Stephanie Albright, of San Francisco, California; two great-granddaughters, Lauren Albright of New Braunfels, TX and Tory Conner of Wills Point, TX; and two great-grandsons, Christopher Albright of New Braunfels, TX and Evan Conner of Wills Point, TX.

The family will receive friends at Ellis Funeral Home Tuesday, September 6, 2005 between the hours of 6:00 and 8:00 P.M.

Memorial services will be at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, September 7, 2005 at First Baptist Church Chapel with Dr. Gary Dyer officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Ellis Funeral Home.

The family requests that memorials be sent to the American Red Cross for the benefit of the survivors of Hurricane Katrina.

Funeral Home

Ellis Funeral Home
801 Andrews Highway Midland, TX 79701
(432) 683-5555

Published in Midland Reporter-Telegram on Sept. 6, 2005