Charlotte Lucille Cornell, 77, of Rossville, IL, passed away at 9:12 P.M. Monday November 18, 2013 at the Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center in Hoopeston.
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She was born April 9, 1936, in rural Rossville, IL, the daughter of Lafayette and Katherine Elizabeth (Hall) Wagoner.
She married Charles Kenneth Cornell on November 24, 1954 at the Antioch Church of Christ in rural Rossville. He survives in Rossville.
She is also survived by two daughters, Alice (Larry) Huffman Sr. of Woodland, IL and Debra (Timothy) Powell of Watseka, IL; three sons, Philip (Carolyn) Cornell of Bismarck, IL, Don (Lori) Cornell of Rossville, IL and Dennis (Janice) Cornell of Pasadena, Maryland; two sisters, Shirley Louise (Adrian) Houmes of Covington, IN and Mable Bray of Redondo Beach, California; ten grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers, Eugene Arthur Wagoner, Kenneth Wagoner and George Wagoner.
Mrs. Cornell worked at GE/Valmont in Danville for 28 years. She then went to work for Bosch in Watseka, IL, for nearly twenty years.
A visitation will be held 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. Friday November 22, 2013 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL. The funeral service will be held at 10:00 A.M. Saturday November 23, 2013 at Anderson Funeral Home, with Pastor Gary Johnson officiating. Burial will follow at the Rossville Cemetery in Rossville, IL.
Memorials may be made to the Morningstar Ministries Church 201 N. Chicago St. Rossville, IL 60963.
Visit anderson-funeral-home.com to view Lucille's eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.
Arrangements are being handled by Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston.
Published in Times Republic on Nov. 21, 2013