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Carolyn Virginia (Moody) Cornelson

October 31, 1934 ~ August 12, 2017 (age 82)

Carolyn Virginia Cornelson, 82, of Leakesville, passed away on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at the Greene Rural Nursing Center. For most of her life she was a faithful member of Mt. Pisgah United Pentecostal Church. She would often go to the beach, where she would spend most of her vacations enjoying time with her family. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. She was loved by all and will be greatly missed.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, August “Gus” Cornelson; daughter, Cindy James; parents, William Thomas “Bud” and Lucy Moody; and siblings, Willie Dalton “Dunk” Moody, William Thomas “Peanut” Moody, Frances Elizabeth Woodard, and Minnie Bell Moody.

She is survived by her children, Rodney Wayne Cornelson, Tony Glenn Cornelson (Latricia), William Thomas Cornelson (Naomi), George Dalton Cornelson (Amber), and Christy Ann Pope (Rich); brother, Frank Moody; 11 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

A wake will be held on Monday, August 14, 2017 from 6-9 pm at Freeman Funeral Home. The Funeral Service will be held the following day on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 11 am at Mt. Pisgah United Pentecostal Church with Rev. Jimbo Roberts and Rev. Karl Causey officiating. Interment will be held in the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery. Online condolences may be given at Freeman Funeral Home- Leakesville, MS

 Service Information

August 14, 2017

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Freeman Funeral Home
1601 Lackey Street
Leakesville, Mississippi 39451

Funeral Service
August 15, 2017

11:00 AM
Mount Pisgah United Pentecostal Church
333 MS-594
Leakesville, MS 39451

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