Carolyn Cook Cornelius

Published 9:30 am Sunday, February 21, 2021

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Mrs. Carolyn Cook Cornelius, 89, died on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021 at the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home.

She was born on May 22, 1931 in Davie County to the late James Clyde Cook Sr. and Rosa Walker Cook. Mrs. Cornelius retired from Hanes after  37 years. She was a member of Bethlehem United Methodist Church. Mrs. Cornelius enjoyed flower gardening, sewing, and spending time in the mountains.

Also preceding her in death were: 5 brothers, J.C., Norman, Lester, Buster, and Tom Cook; 3 sisters, Ailene Boger, Doris Walker, and Peggy Carter.

Surviving: her husband of 65 years, Robert Cornelius; sister, Ola Boger; sister-in-law, Jeanette Cook; and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23 at Bethlehem United Methodist Church Cemetery with Dr. Suzanne Michael officiating.  The family requests that those in attendance please wear a mask and practice social distancing.

Memorials: Bethlehem UMC Cemetery Fund, 321 Redland Rd. Advanc; Trellis Supportive Care, 101 Hospice Lane Winston-Salem, 27103; or to the Clyde and Rosa Cook Scholarship Fund, C/O Davie Community Foundation, 107 N. Salisbury St. Mocksvill.