|Birth: ||Dec. 17, 1886|
|Death: ||Jan. 3, 1980|
Mrs. Bessie (Smith)Cornwell was married to (1) Sam Gay on March 27, 1904 in Bossier parish Louisiana. She married (2) Mr. Nelson in Oklahoma. She married
(3) Wilson Berry Cornwell December 23, 1917 in Tullahassee, Oklahoma.
She was the mother of four children with Sam Gay: Ossie Lela, Nina and Willie; and with Mr. Nelson one son, Eddie Nelson. Bessie and Wilson Cornwell were the parents of three: Wilson Berry Cornwell, Jr., J. D. Cornwell and Rosa Lee.
Mrs. Cornwell died January 3, 1980 age the age of 93 at Chamor Nursing home in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Her funeral was held Thursday, january 10, 1980, 11:00 AM at St. Andrew Baptist Church, Tulsa, Oklahoma with the Rev. G. A. Webb, Pastor officiating.
Booker T. Washington Cemetery
Created by: William Smith
Record added: Apr 16, 2012
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