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Cornell - David


Source: Crawfordsville Journal Review 5 July 1957 p 4 - typed by Ginny A

David E. Cornell, 32, young Crawfordsville businessman and member of the Indiana State Central Finance Committee, died at 12:40 p.m. Friday in Culver Hospital where he had been a patient since June 27. Mr. Cornell, who had been ill since last November, also was a patient at the hospital during the Christmas holidays. Born Aug 13, 1925 at Darlington, Mr. Cornell was the son of Floyd and Georgia Gambrel Cornell. He was a 1943 graduate of Crawfordsville High School and Wabash College in 1950. He was a member of Trinity Methodist Church in Crawfordsville. He was associated with the Union Savings & Loan for three years. Since August 1953 he was state supervisor of building and loan associations. Mr. Cornell served in the Army from February 1945 to November 1946. He was with the occupation forces in Japan. Mr. Cornell also was a veteran of World War II and a member of Byron Cox Post of the American Legion and of the 40 & 8. Survivors include the widow, two sons, Edward, 8 years old, and Michael, 4 years old; the father, Floyd Cornell, Montgomery County Assessor; a brother, Dr. Robert Cornell, Crawfordsville physician, and a sister, Mrs. Virginia Newnum, also of Crawfordsville. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Hunt and Son Funeral Home. Burial will be at the Darlington IOOF Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 p.m. Saturday.

Source: Crawfordsville Journal Review 5 July 1957 p 4

Funeral services for David Edward Cornell were held Monday afternoon in the Hunt and Son Funeral Home with Rev. P. J. Hamilton and Rev. Robert Sievers officiating. Burial was in the IOOF Cemetery at Darlington. Serving as pallbearers and assisting with the many floral tributes were Loren Brewer, Joe McCord, Keith Andrews, Darwin Holaday, Lisle Tinsman, Cecil Cook, Mack Slusser and Edwin Cambridge, all business associates of Mr. Cornell. Selections were played on the organ by Mrs. O. C. Edwards. The flag was folded and presented at the graveside by Clifford Farmer and Raymond Clark, representing Byron Cox post of the American Legion, of which the deceased was a member. Mr. Cornell, who was well known throughout the state, died in Culver Hospital Friday afternoon. We wish to thank the nurses, nurse aides, hospital staff at Culver Hospital, medical association, neighbors and friends for all the kindness thoughtfulness, during the sickness and death of our husband, father, son and brother. Mrs. Zona Cornell and sons, Floyd Cornell, Dr. Robert A. Cornell and family, Mrs. Virginia Newnum and family.

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