Edna Aletha Cornell
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Edna Aletha Cornell
  • February 10, 1919 - March 26, 2017
  • Angola, Indiana

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Edna Aletha "Bee" Cornell, 98, of Fort Wayne, passed away on March 26, 2017. She was born on February 10, 1919 in Clinton, IL to the late Herbert Harrold and Grace (Gardner) Harrold. Bee and her late husband, Bud, had a true love story. God brought them together while Bud was serving our country and they were pen pals before meeting. On August 17, 1946 Bud and Bee were married. He was her "Bud" and she was his "Bee." Bee was so full of love. She loved her cats and always loved to talk about them.

Bee is survived by her children, Susan Miller (Dewey) and Bruce Cornell (Cindy); and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Bud Cornell and her daughter, Kathy Jo Rhodes.

Visitation will be on Monday, April 3, 2017 at C.M. Sloan and Sons Funeral Home (1327 Wells Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46808) from 10:00 am to 11:00 am. Her Funeral Service will be on Monday at 11:00 am at the funeral home with burial to follow in Covington Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice.