Myrtle Marie Cornell

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“My heartfelt sympathy goes out to my cousin Judy in the tragic and sudden loss of her mom. My Aunt Marie was a strong, independent and Christian...Read More »
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“So sorry to hear about Aunt Marie. She was the last of a great generation of Rayls. She always had a smile and kind word to offer. ”
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“I am so sorry to hear about Aunt Marie, and pray that Jury is doing ok. She was a wonderful aunt and always there in my younger days whenever there...Read More »
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“Sending our thoughts and prayers to the family. We will cherish the memories we had with her. Wonderful sweet caring lady. My children loved her...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: misty conklin - galveston, IN


M. Marie Cornell, 94, Galveston, passed away at 12:56 PM, Wednesday, January 9, 2013, in Cass County due to injuries sustained from an auto accident. She was born April 10, 1918, in Dickey County, North Dakota, to John P. Rayl and Cora (Jackson) Rayl. On May 20, 1939, in South Bend, Indiana, she married Ross Cornell, he preceded her in death. She had worked for Haag Drug store in Kokomo for many years. She was a longtime member of Galveston United Methodist Church.
Survivors include one daughter, Judy Silvernail, of Indianapolis, and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by one brother, seven sisters, and two foster brothers.
Services will be held at 2:00 PM Tuesday, at Ellers Mortuary Main Street Chapel, 725 S. Main Street, with Rev. Roy E. Ice officiating. Burial will follow in Galveston Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family from 12:00 – 2:00 PM Tuesday, two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.

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