Mrs. Carolyn Cook Cornelius, 89, passed away Saturday, February 20, 2021 at the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home. She was born on May 22, 1931 in Davie County to the late James Clyde Cook, Sr. and Rosa Walker Cook. Mrs. Cornelius retired from Hanes with 37 years of service. She was a member of Bethlehem United Methodist Church. Mrs. Cornelius enjoyed flower gardening, sewing, and spending time in the mountains. Preceding her in death were five brothers, J.C., Norman, Lester, Buster, and Tom Cook; three sisters, Ailene Boger, Doris Walker, and Peggy Carter. Surviving is her husband of 65 years, Robert Cornelius; sister, Ola Boger; sister-in-law, Jeanette Cook and several nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at Bethlehem United Methodist Church Cemetery with Dr. Suzanne Michael officiating. The family requests that those in attendance please wear a mask and practice social distancing. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bethlehem United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, 321 Redland Rd. Advance, NC 27006, Trellis Supportive Care, 101 Hospice Lane Winston-Salem, NC 27103 or to the Clyde and Rosa Cook Scholarship Fund, C/O Davie Community Foundation, 107 N. Salisbury St. Mocksville, NC 27028. Hayworth-Miller Kinderton Chapel is serving the Cornelius family.
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