Helen Grace Cornell
April 06, 1921 ‒ March 11, 2014
Helen Grace Cornell, 92, of Galion passed away Tuesday morning, March 11, 2014 at Magnolia Terrace in Galion.
She was born April 6, 1921 in Mount Gilead and was the daughter of Davis and Grace (Weaver) Phillips.
On July 9, 1949 she married Ralph L. Cornell and he preceded her in death after 54 years of marriage on August 14, 2003.
Helen was the first of nine children and she graduated from Mt. Gilead High School in 1939.
She was a longtime member of the First United Church of Christ in Galion and had been active with the Golden Age Center and Elks Emblem Club.
Helen is survived by a brother Frank (Mary Jane) Phillips of Stillwater, OK; sister Carol (Bill) Corfman of Sycamore; sister-in-law Dolly Phillips of Mt. Gilead and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband and brother’s Harold, Hubert, Ronald and Charles Phillips; her sisters Virginia Phillips and Maxine McPeek.
A graveside service will be Friday, March 14, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. in Fairview Cemetery in Galion with Rev. Katherine Beckett officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the First United Church of Christ in Galion through Snyder Funeral Homes.
Snyder Funeral Home Richardson Davis Chapel is honored to serve the Helen Cornell family, and private condolences to them may be made online at: www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com