Mary Gene Cornelius

Mary Gene Cornelius

Mrs. Mary Gene Cornelius, 94, of the High Mound Community, passed away Monday, January 18, 2021, at Albertville Select Nursing Home.

She is survived by her children, Linda Hayes (Welton), Sandra Simmons (Tony), Judy Watkins, Rhonda Clemmer (Jerry), Gary Cornelius (Patricia) and Jeff Cornelius (Lynn); 15 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; 7 great-great grandchildren.

Mrs. Cornelius was preceded in death by her husband, Gurther Dale “Girt” Cornelius; grandson, Shannon Watkins; great grandson, Tyler Yancey; parents, Thomas and Bessie (Woodham) Holland; and sisters, Carroll Walden and Marilynn Holland.

Bro. Rickey Harcrow and Bro. Lynn Buckelew conducted the funeral service on Thursday, January 21, at the Chapel of Snead Funeral Home. Interment followed at Zion Hill Cemetery. 

Pallbearers were Christopher Hayes, David Simmons, Jason Simmons, Adam Simmons, Scott Watkins, Justin Cornelius and Craig Cornelius.

Honorary Pallbearers were Casey Cornelius and Heath Harris.

In lieu Of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Zion Hill Cemetery Fund, 1209 Lena Road, Horton, AL 35980 or Shepherd’s Cove Hospice, 408 Martling Road, Albertville, AL 35951.