Ruth Louise Cornelius

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  • "So sorry for the loss of Ruth. She was such a dear friend..."
    - Linda Oliver Bell
  • "Dear family..I was so sorry to hear of your loss. Ruth..."
    - Gail (Fite-Burgess) Cantrell
  • "May you find strength in knowing God will help the family..."
  • "Mrs.Ruth Cornelius was a part of the Fair Haven Retirement..."
  • "I shall always remember that Ruth loved my dog "Jack" She..."
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Miss Ruth Louise Cornelius, 95, died on Friday, July 4, 2014, in Loganville, Ga. She lived in Fair Haven Retirement Center from 1996 until 2011. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church and taught in the Barber Sunday School Class alternating with other teachers from 1965 until January 2000. In 2011, Ruth moved to Loganville and shared a residence with her brother, Henry. In 2012, she converted to the Mormon faith and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Dacula, Ga. Miss Cornelius trained at South Highlands Hospital to become a registered nurse, followed by taking a postgraduate course in pediatrics in Washington, D.C. and then to UAB. She served in the United States Army Nurse Corps during World War II from 1942-1946, then spent 30 years in Civil Service Nursing. Her last 20 years, before retiring, was as Supervisor of the Recovery Room in the VA Hospital in Birmingham. She is survived by two brothers, Henry D. Cornelius, of Loganville and Douglas Cornelius, of Center Point, Ala.; sister, Naomi Harris, of Loganville and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. on Friday, July 11, 2014, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Dacula and the funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. at the church. Burial will be at 12 p.m. on Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Forestlawn Gardens in Anniston. In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorial contributions be made to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at ldsp.org or call 1-800-525-8074. Eternal Hills Funeral Home 770.972.3155.
Published in The Anniston Star on July 9, 2014
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