2012-08-30 / Obituaries

Evelyn S. Cornell

Everett, 91 Evelyn S. Cornell, 91, Everett, died Friday, August 24, 2012, at home.

She was born on March 15, 1921, in Harrisonville, Pa., a daughter of the late George and Dora (Deshong) Schooley. On May 5, 1956, in the First Christian Church, Everett, she married R. Clyde Cornell.

Along with her husband, she is survived by one son, Barry M. Cornell, married to Diana (Landis), Lewisberry, Pa.

She was preceded in death by the following siblings: Melvin Schooley, Walter Schooley and Mildred Mock.

She was a member of Everett Church of God, where she served as secretary/ treasurer of the ladies ministry.

She was a graduate of Everett Area High School Class of 1939 and later took some college courses in business.

She served as an administrative secretary for Everett Area School District until her retirement in 1975. After her retirement she served as secretary for Everett Christian Academy for several years.

She enjoyed reading her Bible, crocheting, plastic canvas work, watching movies, listening to gospel music and cooking.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, August 29, 2012, at 11 a.m., in Everett Church of God. Rev. William Kisner officiated. Burial was held at Asbury Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Mrs. Cornell to the Everett Church of God.

Akers Funeral Home, Everett, was in charge of arrangements.

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