Dorothy Cornell

Obituary of Dorothy Cornell

Dorothy Cornell, 93, of Beardstown, died Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at Heritage Health in Beardstown.

She was born January 16, 1924 in Virginia, the daughter of Richard and Vina Evans Hudson. She married James Cornell on February 16, 1944 in Beardstown and he preceded her in death on November 18, 2011.

She is survived by one son, Mike Cornell of Beardstown; one daughter, Margaret (Larry) Wagner of Beardstown; six granddaughters; fifteen great-grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; two sisters, Jeannie (J.) Chilton and Carol Schwalb all of Virginia; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; four sisters and one brother.

Dorothy had a strong Christian faith and was active in church functions and activities. She enjoyed crocheting and watching baseball and San Antonio Spurs basketball.

A graveside memorial service will be held 1 PM Friday, September 8, 2017 at Beardstown City Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Memorials are suggested to the charity or organization of the donor's choice. Condolences may be sent to the family online at Sager Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.