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Zelma Corrine Hunnicutt Cordell
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Birth: Nov. 21, 1912
Death: Dec. 1, 2008

Zelma Corrine Hunnicutt Cordell

Marion, N.C. - Zelma Corrine Hunnicutt Cordell, 96, of Marion, passed away peacefully Monday, December 1, 2008 at the Mountain Ridge Wellness Center in Black Mountain, NC.

She was born November 21, 1912 in Hiawassee, Ga. to the late William Arbra Hunnicutt and Corrine Gibson Hunnicutt.

In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her husband of 74 years, Harold Cordell and a daughter, Marjorie Cordell Creasman.

She was a longtime member of Pleasant Gardens Baptist Church serving as Sunday School Teacher, Bible School Teacher, and a Girls Auxilliary Leader. She helped start the Golden Age Club.

She loved young people, and would often take her classes on picnics, driving an old pickup with the kids in back.

She served as PTA president to Pleasant Gardens School.

She also worked in Rose's managing the snack bar, Belk, and the old Jimison Hardware Store, and was a hospital volunteer. Zelma loved her late husband, her family, friends, and her church.

She was always there to lend a helping hand in the neighborhood.

Surviving are one son, Kenneth Cordell (Barbara)
of Athens, Ga.; one daughter, Glenda Jackson (Dennis) of Marion; two half sisters, Ruby Rhinehardt of Young Harris, Ga. and Ruth Rogers of Marble, NC; one half brother, William Hunnicutt of Hiawassee, Ga.; six grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday in McCall Memorial Chapel at Kirksey Funeral Home, Marion with the Rev. officiating.

Burial will follow at McDowell Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

A very special thank you to the staff of Mountain Ridge Wellness Center, Black Mountain for the excellent care and love shown to Ms. Cordell.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Golden Age Club, Pleasant Gardens Baptist Church, or Meals on Wheels in Marion.

The family will be at the home of Glenda Jackson.

Kirksey Funeral Home in Marion is assisting the family.
Family links: 
  Harold Martin Cordell (1909 - 2005)*
  Marjorie Theola Cordell Creasman (1931 - 1975)*
*Calculated relationship
McDowell Memorial Park
East Marion
McDowell County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Autumn
Record added: Dec 01, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31875978
Zelma Corrine <i>Hunnicutt</i> Cordell
Added by: Caroll Barrier Smith
Zelma Corrine <i>Hunnicutt</i> Cordell
Added by: Caroll Barrier Smith
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 Added: Dec. 1, 2008

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