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Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

Helen Cornwell

Friday, October 21, 2005

EAST PRAIRIE -- Lily Helen Jackson "Granny" Cornwell, 87, died Oct. 20, 2005, at her home.

Born May 26, 1918, in Perkins, daughter of the late Monroe and Rhoda E. Trout Jackson, she lived most of her life in East Prairie, where she was a member of the St. James General Baptist Church.

On Dec. 7, 1936, she married Raymond Cornwell who preceded her in death on March 27, 1988.

She was also preceded in death by one son, Larry Gene Cornwell, one brother, Joe Jackson; one sister, Ethel Dodge; and two grandchildren.

Survivors include: one son, Shirley Raymond Cornwell of East Prairie; four daughters, Donna Joyce Munoz of Lakewood, Calif., Joan Burdell of Long Beach, Calif., Fostine Fischer of Bell Flower, Calif., and Helen Fern Easley of East Prairie; and 11 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and two great-

great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Saturday at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie where services are scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Sunday with David Dowdy officiating.

Burial will follow in the East Prairie Memorial Park Cemetery.