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Tuesday, January 10, 2023
To the family of Doreen Corley - So sorry to hear of Doreen's passing last month. We loved her and her husband Dick and served with them in Turkey from Jan. 1993-Dec. of 1995 and then 2004-2014 - Mr. Corley and I (Ken) taught Iranian believers many times together. Doreen was so wise and faithful to the Lord, and practical and we learned so much from both of them over the years about the wonderful Iranian people and their culture and how to ministry the gospel to them and counsel and church work. Doreen was a model of a godly woman in her character and commitment to her husband Dick and, most of all, to the LORD Jesus Christ. We miss them both so much these days! We rejoice that she is with Jesus now in heaven and can see her husband Dick. Doreen taught Connie (Ken's wife) so many things about Iranian cooking and hospitality! You can see Doreen helping Dick in the one of the photos -they were so cute! Love in Christ, Ken and Connie Temple
Jamileh Waid posted a condolence
Friday, December 30, 2022
Grandma Corley, thank you for your many years of service and love. Thank you for the sacrifices you made to minister to and love on so many in need. Your legacy lives on through those of us you left behind. I am forever grateful! May your rest be sweet. Until we meet again, I love you.❤❤❤
Dick and Nita Papworth posted a condolence
Thursday, December 22, 2022
We loved Doreen and Dick very much and were blessed to be able to serve with them in Iran. They were a big encouragement to us and examples of what it means to be humble servants of Christ. God did amazing things through them in the lives of countless Iranians and so many others. Our hearts go out to Steve, Tim, Ruth and other members of their family as they grieve their earthly loss. We're so thankful the Lord is perfectly caring for Doreen and Dick and will do so for eternity.
Kimberly Hayes posted a condolence
Saturday, December 17, 2022
I had the privilege of going to church with Doreen she was such a sweet and kind person Kimberly Hayes
Nakhati Jon posted a condolence
Friday, December 16, 2022
What a well-lived life for Christ! I met Doreen Khanum and Agha Jon in educational studies in NYC. They were such an interesting couple who loved the Lord and the Muslim world. They were always approachable and loved to visit with people. I recall my first journey to the Middle East with them. Our flight was canceled in NYC and then later delayed in Italy. Through these challenges, they both kept a positive view of the delays. In my initial years, Doreen Khanum showed hospitality to me and often invited this single man over to touch base with my progress in life and studying Farsi. Also, they invited me to join them when they hosted other Iranians for a meal. I saw both of them in action, loving Iranians, loving their food, and sharing their love for their Savior - the Lord Jesus. I was honored to learn from them as they shared their life with me. Their Persian journey inspired my own journey among these same people. On passing through South Carolina two years ago, my wife and I had the privilege again to learn from them. They shared their experiences and kindness with us. On this occasion, I learned how much Doreen Khanum was active in counseling other Iranian couples. She shared her experience and notes with us so we can apply them in our ministry. May the Lord comfort her family as I know the passing of this spiritual matriarch will leave a void but also a thankfulness in how she lived her life. I know without a doubt that for our dear Doreen Khanum, this is not the end but eternal life. She is not alone but at home with the Lord. We may feel a separation but she is enjoying a reunion with Jesus, her Savior!