Regina Corbell

Regina Corbell Obituary


Age - 94


October 8, 2023


Stanton, TX

'I have fought the good fight. I have finished the race. I have kept the faith. ' Regina Claire Tooley Corbell went to heaven on October 20, 2022 following a lengthy illness. She was residing at a residential care facility in Plano, Texas. Regina was joyfully received by her parents Helen and Mike Tooley, her sister and brother-in-law, Rita and Zeke Riffe, and her devoted husband, Wayman Corbell. Regina was born in Elmira, New York on November 6, 1927. She lived her younger years in her beloved upstate New York before attending Syracuse University in 1945. Upon her leaving New York, Regina went to live with her sister, Rita, in Florida. It was there that she fell in love with a handsome Officer in the United States Air Force and they were married a short time later on November 14, 1953. Regina and Wayman began their adventure in Lovington, New Mexico where their first child, Scott, was born in 1957. They then moved to Midland, Texas and welcomed two more children, Robin and Allison. They were proud members of St. Ann's Catholic Church, where the kids attended school. Wayman's job took them to Electra, Texas and then back to west Texas to Odessa. They retired in Midland and enjoyed over 20 years together. Regina was an active member of St. Stephen's Catholic Church in Midland. Regina is survived by one son, Scott Corbell, and a daughter, Allison Corbell. She is also survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Robin and Jim Compton, her grandson, Christopher Compton, his wife, Kendall, and children Lillian and Ford. Regina will be remembered as an incredible Mother, a loving wife, a precious sister, a wonderfully sweet Grandmother and a loyal friend. She always prayed for those she loved! May Regina's memory be a blessing to all who loved her. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 am on October 10, 2023 at Resthaven Cemetery in Midland TX. Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Midland. Online condolences may be made at www. npwelch. com. To send flowers to the family or place a tree in memory of Regina Claire Tooley Corbell, please visit our .

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Age - 79

December 8, 2023

The soul is spoken of as invisible, inconceivable, and unchangeable. Knowing this, you should not grieve for the body. Bhagavad Gita 2. 25 Dr. Subramanyam Kasala, 79, of Wilmington, NC, passed away on December 1 , 2023 to unite with God. Dr. Kasala was born on June 1 , 1944 to Changamma and Narayanaswamy Kasala in Mungagamakula Kothur, AP, India. After graduating from high school in Nagari, he went on to obtain his Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Mathematics at SV University, Tirupathi, India and completed his Doctorate in Statistics at the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) in Kolakata, India. In 1969, he married Kasturi Tennati before embarking to Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania where he continued his university teaching career at the University of Dar Es Salaam. They went on to have two children, Mohana and Kalpana. Tragically, Kasturi passed away in December 1983 leaving Dr. Kasala to raise his two young daughters when they moved to Pittsburg, PA where he taught at the University of Pittsburgh. In 1985, he married Sathya Polireddy and together they had Karthik in 1986. The entire family moved to Wilmington, NC in 1989 where he taught at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington a full professor of statistics for over 30 years. He enjoyed a prolific academic career, achieving many teaching awards and collaborative research publications with his ISI colleagues at various international universities. In his free time, he enjoyed popular American and Indian Movies, music, sports and travel. After retiring in 2020, Dr. Kasala spent this time with his grandchildren and daughters traveling between Odessa and Georgetown, Texas. He continued his engagement in mathematics by playing Sudoku as well as tutoring and grading math activities for his grandchildren. His wit, humor, optimism and devotion to his family will be the lasting legacy of his beautiful life. He is predeceased by sister, Subbama and brother, Narasimha Naidu. He is survived by his wife, Sathya Kasala; his three children, Mohana Angirekula (and husband Manohar), Kalpana Jatla (and husband Murali), and Karthik Kasala; his seven grandchildren, Aneesh, Ashika, Aakash, Shreya, Suhas, Saavya and Shivay; and his brother, Gopalkrishna Kasala. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a donation of the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation at pulmonaryfibrosis. org, a fight that was personal for Dr. Kasala. Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Midland. Online condolences may be made at www. npwelch. com. To send flowers to the family or place a tree in memory of Subramanyam Kasala, please visit our .Show more

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