OBITUARY - CORA DELL (BENSON) CORNELISON
Cora Dell BBENSON was born in Ringgold county, Feb. 11, 1883. She was the daughter of John P. and Fanny (UGLOW) BENSON.
She was married in 1907, at her parents farm near Diagonal, to Joseph C. CORNELISON (1883-1948). They moved in that year
to a farm 7 miles south of Creston on the Hi and Dry road, where they lived until moving into Creston in 1938. Mr.
CORNELISON died Oct. 26, 1948.
Mrs. CORNELISON is survived by two sons, John and George, both of Creston; two daughters,
Mrs. Helen SHADOAN of Hyattsville, Md., and Mrs. Irene RICE of Creston; nine grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Mayme PINE of
Diagonal; and two brothers, Ed BENSON of Diagonal and James A. BENSON of Batesville, Ark.
She was a member of the Christian church here. Her home was at 303 North Pine Street, Creston. She was intered beside her
husband at Graceland Cemetery, Creston, Iowa.
Graceland Cemetery, Creston, Union County, Iowa
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