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Mrs Nadine Phyllis <I>Cornelius</I> Wesley

Mrs Nadine Phyllis Cornelius Wesley

Immanuel, Arkansas County, Arkansas, USA
Death 18 Oct 1977 (aged 43)
Grambling, Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Arkansas County, Arkansas, USA
Memorial ID 49440480 · View Source
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Nadine Phyllis Cornelius Wesley was the second child born to John and Octavia Cornelius of Arkansas County on September 28, 1934.

She accepted Christ at an early age.
She graduated first in her class at Holeman High School in Sttutgart, Ark. She later recieved her bachelor's degree from Arkansas AM&N. She later went on to teach at Southeast Junior/Senior High in Pine Bluff, Ark.

On Christmas 1955, she was united in marriage to George L. Wesley. To this union, one child, Rosalind, was born.

The Wesley family spent their early years in Pine Bluff until they relocated to Grambling, La in 1962. Nadine then began a career as a librarian at Grambling State University. After receiving her Masters in 1972, she worked as a counselor at GSU until the time of her death.
Nadine was actively involved in many organizations such as Delta Sigma Theta, Sorority Inc., League of Women Voters, and Grambling Arts Council.

A devoted Christian, Nadine worked tirelessly with the youth at Lewis Temple CME Church in Grambling.
On October 18,1977, Nadine went to make her home with the angels.

Nadine is preceeded in death by her mother and one brother, Lorenzo. Her father later passed away in 1981.
She leaves to cherish her memory--her husband, George L Wesley of Oklahoma City, one daughter, Rosalind Wesley Coleman (Bobby), one granddaughter, Roshonda Coleman also of OKC, and a host of relatives and friends who will miss her greatly.

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  • Created by: Rosalind Coleman
  • Added: 8 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49440480
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mrs Nadine Phyllis Cornelius Wesley (28 Sep 1934–18 Oct 1977), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49440480, citing Saint Olive Cemetery, Arkansas County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Rosalind Coleman (contributor 47251175) .