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Information for George Walter Cornelison
5 May, 1897  8 March, 1984
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
March, 1984
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo


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George Cornelison

     Services for George W. Cornelison, 86, 320 First St. N. Ext., Nampa, who died Thursday, March 8 at a Nampa hospital, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
     Rev. William E. Schleifer, pastor of the Purple Sage Baptist Church, Caldwell, will officiate.  Entombment will follow at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens Building of Reverence, Caldwell.
     he was born May 5, 1897 in Johns Mills, Mo. to John S. and Sarah Ann Cornelison.  He was reared and educated in Fordland, Mo.  He worked as a carpenter and a farmer in Missouri until joining the U.S. Army and serving during WWI.
     When he returned from the Army, he married Mary Linn Hargis on Jan. 25, 1920 in Fordland and he continued to farm.  The moved to Idaho in 1944 and he farmed in the Lake Lowell area.
     They later moved into Nampa and he worked for the city of Nampa and the Amalgamated Sugar Factory.  He retired in 1959.  They had since resided in Nampa.  He was a member of the Baptist church in Missouri.
     He is survived by his wife of Nampa; three sons, Vernon of Caldwell, George of Anderson, Calif., and Bill of Nampa; two daughters, Christeen Price and Betty Harris, both of Nampa; 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
     The family suggests memorial contributions to the Veterans Hospital, 5th and Fort St., Boise, 83702, or a favorite charity.


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