On Sunday, October 4, 2020 John Wayne Corder, Sr. left his earthly home. He was born in Wilson County, TN on July 5, 1955 to the late John Wallace Corder and Lois Alberta Brooks Ewin.
John was educated in the Wilson County School system. He joined the armed forces, United States Army branch in 1978 to serve our country. During his service of 10 years, he received several ribbons, badges and an honorable discharge in 1988.
John married Mae E. Groves on August 4, 1990 and to this union one child was born, John Wayne Corder, Jr.
John accepted Jesus Christ as his savior in July 1991 and was baptized in the name of Jesus. He then received the gift of the Holy Ghost with the evidence of speaking in tongues. His favorite scripture was Isaiah 1:19, If ye be willing and obedient, ye shall eat the good of the land.
John loved working in the gifts of helps. He drove the City of Faith church van for all events and the Master’s Table van for food pickups weekly. He was ready and willing to serve the City of Faith church family and his community.
John was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Cassandra N. Corder Brown and his brother, Nathan Corder.
John leaves to cherish his memory a loving and devoted wife, Mae E. Corder, of 30 years; children: Leonardo A. Ewin, Tamica (William) Harrison and John, Jr (Alysha); grandchildren: Steven, Tyler, Micaiah, Micayla, Kimora, Layla, Leonardo, Jr., Jayceon and Aaliyah; Stepfather: Harold Ewin, Brothers: Steve Brooks, Maurice and Terry Ewin; Sisters: Michelle Thomas, Debra Coffey, Verta Thompson, Patrice Luckey and Tearia Ewin; Brother-in-law: Percy (Gail) Groves; Sisters-in-law: Ernestine Groves, Norma (Michael) Knight and Mary (Mark) Cross; special family friend, Tywaska Ewin and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
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