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Ayvonne R. Cornegay Obituary
Ayvonne R. Cornegay

Virginia Beach - Ayvonne Reese Cornegay, 59, went home to be with the Lord March 23, 2014. She was the daughter of the late Armentha Yvonne Reese. Ayvonne graduated from St. Leo's University and was a dedicated worker with Gordon Paper Company for over 30 years. She was a dedicated supporter and active member of Life Builders Inc. and organization that serves the homeless.

Left to cherish her memory is her sister, Esther R. Walker; niece, Ayvonne Reese; nephew, James A. Reese; longtime companion, Deronald Jackson; and cousins, Clifton Rayner, Sean Rayner, Leon Reese, Thayer Reese and Calvin Gibson; a dear friend Emma Williams and a host of other family and close friends.

A service to celebrate her life will be held Saturday, March 29, at 1 p.m. at Enoch Baptist Church, Virginia Beach, with Pastor Guillermo Hunt officiating. She will be laid to rest at St. Thomas A. M. E. Church Cemetery, Chesapeake. A repass will be held at the church immediately following the service. Friends may visit Graham Funeral Home on Friday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Please visit her book of memories at to leave a note to the family.


Published in The Virginian Pilot on Mar. 27, 2014
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