GySgt Francis Edwin 'Frank' Cornell, 79
Passed Away: 02/19/2013
GySgt Francis Edwin “Frank” Cornell, age 79 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.
Memorial services are scheduled for Friday, February 22, 2013 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home. Reverend Charles Shadburn and Reverend Ruell Martin will officiate. The family will receive friends on Thursday, February 21, 2013 from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 pm at the funeral home.
Mr. Cornell was born May 15, 1933 in Allentown, Pennsylvania to the late Ellis J. Cornell and Edna Frey Cornell. He was retired from the U. S. Marine Corp and was a member of Lutheran Christian Church. Frank was preceded in death by his parents, his sister, Barbara Ann Cornell and daughter, Judy Charlene Bennett.
Mr. Cornell is survived by his wife of 35 years, Gladys Ivey Cornell of Gainesville, daughters, Vicky Price, Cheryl Rakes, Roberta Hutchinson, Brenda Cagle of Gainesville, daughter & son-in-law, Pamela & David Strickland of Gainesville, son & daughter-in-law, Tony & Cheryl Cagle of Gainesville, 24 grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren and sister, Barbara Ann Lennie of North Caroline.
Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA 30504 is in charge of arrangements.
Send online condolences to www.memorialparkfuneralhomes.com.
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