Kathryn Leann Britt Corbin, 59, of Francesville

Kathryn Leann Britt Corbin, 59, of Francesville, IN went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 1, 2020.  She passed away peacefully at St. Franciscan East Hospital in Lafayette, IN with her soul mate by her side.  Leann was born on April 1, 1961in Lafayette to James L. and Kathryn L. “Katie” Overton Britt, Sr.  She graduated from Tri-County High School in 1980.  On December 29, 1979, she married the love of her life, Donald L. Corbin II in Francesville, IN.  Leann and Donald raised two beautiful daughters, Angala and Erin.


Leann worked at Jasper County Community Services for two years and then started working as a teacher’s aide for KIRPC Head Start.  She went on to earn her Bachelor’s and dedicated her life to teaching children for 15 years.  Leann taught at JCYC preschool in Rensselaer, IN until it closed.  Most recently, she taught resource classes at Rensselaer Elementary School until the time of her illness.  Leann loved each and every one of her students as if they were her own children.  She cherished each hug she received from a student. 


Leann was a loving and devoted wife, mom, nana, sister, sister-in-law and aunt.  She inspired us and always brought out the best in us.  Leann had that special way of always making us smile.  She will be deeply missed but never forgotten. 


Survivors include:

Donald L. Corbin II, Francesville, IN Husband

Angala Corbin & Duke Conley, Francesville, IN Daughter & Son-in-law

Erin & Tony Gomez, Milwaukee, WI Daughter & Son-in-law

5 Grandkids: Tyler, Allie, Aiden, Keegan, and Kendall

James L. Britt, Sr., Remington, IN Father

Tim Britt, Remington, IN Brother

Don & Phyllis Corbin, Medaryville, IN Dad-in-law & Mom-in-law

Venus & Jerry VanBuskirk, Ft. Wayne, IN Sister-in-law & Brother-in-law

Tonja & Mark Jacklich, Sparta, TN Sister-in-law & Brother-in-law

Nancy & Tim Elson, Indianapolis, IN Sister-in-law & Brother-in-law

Marquita “Kita” & Allen Fisher, Sparta, TN Sister-in-law & Brother-in-law         

Many Nieces, Nephews, and Cousins


Preceded in death by:

Kathryn L. “Katie” Overton Britt, Mother

James L. “Roller” Britt, Jr., Brother


A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date at Jasper County Community Services in Rensselaer, IN. 


Online Tributes may be offered at


Cremation Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary Query-Ulbricht Chapel in Francesville, IN. 

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