Vivian B. CORNELL, 98, of Genesee, PA, formerly of Ulysses, PA, died Saturday, May 19, 2018 in UPMC Cole, Coudersport, PA.
Born May 23, 1919, in Bingham Township, PA, she was the daughter of Arling M. and Rosa Howe Barker.
She was married to Leo E. Cornell, who predeceased her on April 19, 1966. She was a 1937 graduate of Ulysses High School.
Vivian and her husband owned and operated a dairy farm for many years and she was employed in the Northern Potter School District cafeteria, retiring in 1984.
She was a member of the Ulysses United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, and Ulysses Grange.
Surviving are: three sons, Richard (Sherrill) Cornell of Genesee, Carl (Joan) Cornell of Bracey, VA, and James (Judy) Cornell of Ulysses; three daughters, Lois (Robert) McIntosh of Pavilion, NY, Linda (Donald) Jeffers of Genesee, and Rita (Dennis) Valleries of Genesee; 29 grandchildren; 57 great-grandchildren; 17 great-great-grandchildren; a brother, George H. (Rosella) Barker of Ocala, FL; nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by a son, Charles M. "Sonny" Cornell; a brother, Charles R. Barker; two sisters, Marie Lent and Aurelia Moser; three grandsons, Leo J. Cornell, R. Scott Jeffery, Brian Cornell; and a great-grandson, Jimmy Cornell.
Friends may call Thursday, May 24, 2018 from 2:00 - 4:00 and 7:00 - 9:00 PM at the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM, Friday in the Ulysses United Methodist Church. The Rev. Todd Lamer will officiate. Burial will be in the Whitesville Rural Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Ulysses United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 294, Ulysses, PA 16948.
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