To hear her son inform it, Renay Corren was plus-sized. A redneck. A grifter. Larry King’s ex-girlfriend?
And now, thanks to one of the outlandish obituaries ever written, the whole Internet is mourning the Texas lady, who died in El Paso final Saturday at 84.
“(The) bawdy, fertile, redheaded matriarch of a sprawling Jewish-Mexican-Redneck American household has kicked it. This was not excellent news to Renay Mandel Corren’s many surviving kids, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, a lot of whom she even knew and, in her personal approach, liked,” read the obituary in the Fayetville Observer — and that was maybe the tamest a part of the entire thing.
Her son Andy Corren, a New York City-based author and expertise supervisor, claimed credit score for the opus, which was loving in its personal explicit approach.
Renay Corren remembered: ‘Zaftig good-time gal’
“Because she was my mom, the loss of life of zaftig good-time gal Renay Corren on the unattainable outdated age of 84 is newsworthy to me, and I deal with it with the identical respect and reverence she had for, properly, nothing. A extra disrespectful, trash-reading, speaking and watching lady in NC, FL or TX was not to be discovered,” he wrote.
“Hers was a bawdy, rowdy life lived giant, broke and loud. We thought Renay couldn’t be killed. God is aware of, individuals tried. Loads.”
Corren wasn’t accessible for an interview Thursday, however his phrases spoke for themselves. The obituary went viral nearly instantly, with Google Trends exhibiting searches for “Renay” exploding in reputation nationwide because it was printed Wednesday morning.
“The household requests completely zero privateness or propriety, none what so ever, and actually encourages you to spend some authorities cash right now on a 1-armed bandit, on the blackjack desk or on an inexpensive cruise to discover our inheritance. She spent all of it, people,” the obit famous.