Geraldine Cornn

Geraldine K. Cornn, 81, of Astoria, died at 10:52 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 16, 2000, in Odd Fellows Rebekah Lodge Nursing Home.

She was born Feb. 11, 1918, in Osceola Mills, Penn., a daughter of James and Marie Rembelar Oswalt. She married Willard L. Cornn on Aug. 20, 1949. He survives.

Also surviving are three daughters, Alyce E. Creech (and Robert) of Vermont, Betty J. Lewis (and Kenneth) of Baxter, Ky., and Patricia Smith-Hunter (and Ed) of Moweaqua; three sons, Carl Ray Cornn and James L. Cornn (and Jeanne), both of Rockford, and Fred Miller (and Judy) of Nashville, Tenn.; two brothers, James and Donald; two sisters, Louise and Phyllis; 19 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

She was preceded in death by one son, William LeRoy Cornn.

She was a member of the Astoria Church of Christ, Rebekah Lodge Mason #143 in Havana and was past Grand Matriarch and past President Ladies Auxiliary of the Rebekah Lodge. She was formerly a nurse in Rushville.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Astoria Church of Christ. There is no visitation. Burial will be at a later date. Dawson and Wikoff West Wood Street Funeral Home in Decatur was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the Odd Fellows Rebekah Lodge Nursing Home.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 1/19/2000

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Last week's obituary for Geraldine K. Cornn contained incorrect information.

Survivors include 19 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 1/26/2000

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