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NEDRA A. CORNELL

October 27, 1932 April 14, 2019
NEDRA A. CORNELL
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Nedra A. Cornell, age 86, of Springfield, Missouri, passed on to be with Jesus on April 14, 2019. She was born at home near Lamont, Oklahoma on October 27, 1932.

She retired from the Mt. Vernon Chest Hospital in 1992. She was a nursing assistant for 26 years. She and her husband Skinny lived on a farm near Verona for over 30 years. After Skinny’s death, she lived in Springfield. Nedra was baptized at Chesterfield Family Center on Feb. 19, 2017 and joined Temple Baptist Church, Springfield.

She is survived by four children, Lola Dyson, Dwight Edwards, Darlene Tucker and Maurice Harlow; her brother, Arnold Kirby; five step children, Norris Cornell, Judi Russell, Pam Jones, Patti Stanton, and Mike Cornell; her grandchildren Julia, Craigery, Chanel, Deidra, Daniel, and Chelsea; great grandchildren, Emilia, Natalie, Ethan, Dyson, Talon, Addison, and Sikes. Nedra also has numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren of Skinny’s. She dearly loved them as her own!

Preceding Nedra in death were her husband, Skinny; infant brother Ronald, and brother Raymond; her parents, Evert and Doris Kirby; and her stepson, Wayne Cornell.

A visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m., with the funeral service to begin at 11:00 a.m., on Friday, April 19, 2019 in Meadors Funeral Home, 314 N. Main Ave., Republic, MO 65738. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, Republic. Nedra had renal failure for almost five years. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Missouri Kidney Foundation in care of the funeral home. Family and friends may share online condolences at www.meadorsfuneralhome.com


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Visitation

Friday

19

Apr

10:00 AM 4/19/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 4/19/2019 11:00:00 AM
Meadors Funeral Home - Republic Chapel

314 N. Main Ave.
Republic, MO 65738

Meadors Funeral Home - Republic Chapel
314 N. Main Ave. Republic 65738 MO
United States

Service

Friday

19

Apr

11:00 AM 4/19/2019 11:00:00 AM
Meadors Funeral Home - Republic Chapel

314 N. Main Ave.
Republic, MO 65738

Meadors Funeral Home - Republic Chapel
314 N. Main Ave. Republic 65738 MO
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Evergreen Cemetery Final Resting Place

Hines St. and Hampton Ave./off Highway 174
Republic, MO 65738

Hines St. and Hampton Ave./off Highway 174 Republic 65738 MO
United States

Memorial Contribution

National Kidney Foundation

1001 Craig Road
Ste. #480
St. Louis, MO 63146
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