Sally Anne Cornell, 74

May 26, 2009

JULY 28, 1934-MAY 23, 2009

Sally Anne Cornell, 74, of Hagerstown, Md., died Saturday, May 23, 2009, at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C.

Born July 28, 1934, in Knoxville, Iowa, she was the daughter of Marion E. Pelmulder Crozier of Woodland, Wash., and the late Newton H. Crozier.

She graduated from Union College in Lincoln, Neb.

She is retired from World Headquarters of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Silver Spring, Md.

She was a member of Sligo Seventh-day Adventist Church in Takoma Park, Md.

She is survived by her husband, Harold Earl Cornell; two daughters, Leslee Knecht and husband, Mark, of Hagerstown and Loree Gordinier and husband, Donald, of Long Lake, N.Y.; three sons, Charles Clubb and wife, Dalene, of Springtown, Texas, Harold Leland Cornell and wife, Debbie, of Moira, N.Y., and John Allen Cornell and wife, Diana, of Binghamton, N.Y.; two sisters, Nancy Knowles and husband, Earle, of Woodland and Carolyn Jane Nelson and husband, J.D., of Texas; 12 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by a sister, Sue Kearns.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, May 28, at 1 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown, with Pastor James R. Hoffer officiating. The family will receive friends one half-hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

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