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Jacob Preston "Jay/Shorty" Cornwell
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Birth: 1922
Death: May 19, 2004
Tazewell County
Virginia, USA

Jacob Preston "Jay"/"Shorty" Cornwell, 82, of Tazewell, went to be with the Lord May 19 following a brief illness at Tazewell Community Hospital.

Born in Thompson Valley, he was a son of the late Nick Lee Cornwell and Lillie Mae Vanhoozer Cornwell.

He was of the Pentecostal Holiness faith.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Henry Cornwell. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.

Survivors: wife of 62 years, Alverta Rudd Cornwell; sons, Rev. Daniel Cornwell and wife, Carol, of North Tazewell, Mike Cornwell and wife, Sandy, of Thompson Valley; daughters, Linda Mitchell and husband, Clifton, and Edith Kitts and husband, Bill, all of Tazewell; grandchildren, Bernard Cornwell and wife, Kay, Billy Kitts, George Kitts, and Angela Cornwell, all of Tazewell, Scott Cornwell and wife, Regina, of Princeton, WV; and great-grandchildren, Nikki, Nathan, Zach, Austin, Lindsey and Brandon.

The funeral was conducted at 2 p.m. May 23 at Peery & St.Clair Funeral Home Chapel in Tazewell with the Rev. Daniel Cornwell, the Rev. Bernard Cornwell, and the Rev. Arthur Mitchell officiating.

Burial followed at Grandview Memory Gardens in Bluefield, VA.

The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Grace Full Gospel Church, P.O. Box 522, North Tazewell, VA 24630.
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  Alverta Estelle Rudd Cornwell (1923 - 2005)
  Daniel Lee Cornwell (1942 - 2012)*
  Linda Louise Cornwell Mitchell (1946 - 2008)*
*Calculated relationship
Grandview Memory Gardens
Tazewell County
Virginia, USA
Created by: Cindy Cornwell McCachern
Record added: Apr 26, 2009
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Jacob Preston Jay/Shorty Cornwell
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