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
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
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