Betty L. Cornman (1926 - 2018)

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Betty L. Cornman
July 28, 1926 - July 9, 2018
Warner Robins, Georgia- Betty Cornman (Geddings), 91. In the early hours of July 4, 2018, the angels slipped into her home and whispered to Betty, "It's time to go. Leave your broken body and go to claim your new body and home with the Lord. She is embraced in the arms of the angels.
The daughter of Ida and Harman Geddings, she was born July 28, 1926 in Manning, South Carolina. She was 91 years of age, the last of 10 children. She was also preceded in death by her husband Marlin Cornman, an infant granddaughter, Catherine Cornman and a grandson, Christian Gomez.
Her memory will forever be treasured by her children; Shirley Gomez, Denham Springs, LA; Daniel Cornman, Dillsburg, PA; David Cornman, York Springs, PA; Paul Cornman, Warner Robins, GA; Susan Dobbs, Warner Robins, GA; Patti Breeden, Ocala, FL; Mark Cornman, Elberton, GA; and Tiffany Ellis, High Point, NC. Maw Maw has also been blessed with 14 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren
In her early years she aided in the WWII war effect by making bullets. She worked in the apple industry and a shoe factory. She also worked in the Race for Space by creating crystals for transistors that went into various objects that were shot into space. But, By far, the job she most enjoyed was her baby sitting. Dozens of children passed through her doors. They have all grown up, had their own and still call her "Maw Maw." We will all miss her forever for her gentle spirit and giving nature. A longtime member of Second Baptist, She was involved with the small children's ministry.
Viewing will be held on Friday July 13, 2018 from 6:0PM-8:00PM at Heritage Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday July 14, 2018 at 10:30AM in Heritage Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be held in Andersonville National Cemetery on Monday, July 16, 2018 at 12:00PM.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to , 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN. 38105, in Honor of Betty's love of children.
Heritage Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements
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Published in The Telegraph on July 13, 2018
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