Bessie P. Cornelison
COLUMBIA — Bessie P. Cornelison of Columbia died Friday, Jan. 7, 2011, in her home, surrounded by her family. She was 87.
Mrs. Cornelison was born Aug. 11, 1923, in Shidler, Okla., to William W. and Grace (Shadrick) Coats.
She is survived by her son, Bill Cornelison of Columbia; a daughter, Mary Love of Columbia; six grandchildren, Cheryl Shaffery of Florida, Aaron Cornelison of Arizona, Eric Cornelison of Columbia, Laura Rodgers of Columbia, Brad Rodgers of Harrisburg and Magen Hart-Peters of Harrisburg; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 11 a.m., Tuesday at Memorial Park Cemetery, 1217 Business Loop 70 W.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Missouri River Hospice, 1410 Heriford Road, Columbia, MO 65202. Condolences may be sent to the family at parkerfuneralservice.com.