A graveside service for Mrs. Gail (McCown) Cornelius will be conducted at 11:00am on Friday, June 23, 2023, at Macedonia Cemetery with Bro. Ian Bloxham and Bro. Richard McWilliams officiating. There will be no visitation prior to the graveside service.
Gail passed away on June 17, 2023, after a long illness.
Gail was born on December 1, 1943, in Lincoln County Tennessee to parents Otis and Linnie McCown. She was a 1962 graduate of Central High School and attended Southern Union College. She was a member of the Wells Hill Church of Christ.
Survivors include her husband John Cornelius Sr., son John Cornelius II, brothers Phillip McCown, Joe McCown, Danny McCown, Larry McCown, and sister Judy McCown.
Pallbearers include Scott McCown, Sean McCown, Brian McCown, Chuck McCown, Justin Pendergrass, and Ian Bloxham.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memorial Processing, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Gail Cornelius.