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Obituaries

Obituaries

Margaret L. Cornwell 1917 - 2005 Sarasota, Fla.

Services for Margaret L. Cornwell, 88, Sarasota, will be private. Inurnment will be in Memorial Rose Garden at Presbyterian Church of the Palms in Sarasota.Mrs. Cornwell died Monday, June 20, 2005, at her home.She was born June 2, 1917, in Lake County, Ind., the daughter of John D. and Lila Gerkey Morrison. She graduated from Coffeyville Junior College and attended the University of Oklahoma. She lived in Lawrence, Kan., for 25 years before she moved to Sarasota in 1978.Mrs. Cornwell was a homemaker. She was a member of Plymouth Congregational Church in Lawrence. She also was a member of PEO and Kappa Alpha Theta Alumni Assn. She married Robert A. "Bob" Cornwell. He died earlier.Survivors include two daughters, Cynthia Wheeler, Bradenton, and Jan Fitzgerald, Barrington, Ill.; a sister, Carolyn Ballard Hunt, Wilmington, N.C.; and four grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to Hospice of Southwest Florida, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238.