Marie Blakley Cornelius, age 92, of Ryans Creek Road, Williamsburg, Kentucky passed away on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at Baptist Health in Corbin, Kentucky. She was born on September 6, 1923 in Harlan County, Kentucky to the late William Blakley and Ollie Morgan Blakley. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Henry Elvis Cornelius. She was a member of Jellico Creek Baptist Church.
She is survived by her son, Dr. Lewis Cornelius and wife Wanda of Williamsburg, Kentucky; daughters, Myra Sollee and husband Bob of Lexington, Kentucky and Arlene Gail Walker and husband Jim of Wilmington, Ohio; seven grandchildren, Kyra Kramer and husband Casey, Nathaniel Cornelius and wife Colleen, Matthew Cornelius and wife Misty, Tessa Harris and husband John, Benjamin Sollee and wife Caitlin, Markus Adams and wife Wendy and Robin Toups and husband David; nineteen great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and a host of other family and friends to mourn her passing.
Visitation will be from 4:00 P.M. until the funeral hour on Tuesday, February 2, 2015 at Jellico Creek Baptist Church.
The Funeral Service will be at 6:00 P.M. Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at the Jellico Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Max Cox officiating. She will be laid to rest following a Graveside Service at 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at the Davis Addition of Highland Park Cemetery in Williamsburg.
Expressions of Sympathy may be made to the Jellico Creek Baptist Church.