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Obituaries

Obituaries

Lois Jean Cornelison 1931 - 2008 Meriden

Funeral services for Lois Jean Cornelison, 76, Meriden, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Meriden United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Meriden Cemetery. Ms. Cornelison died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2008, at her home.She was born September 3, 1931, in Concordia, the daughter of Dean and Mable Mosher Petrie.Ms. Cornelison was a homemaker and worked at Meriden Grocery Store and retired from Rees' Fruit Farm.She married Richard Cornelison on Oct. 8, 1949. They divorced.Survivors include a son, Larry Cornelison Sr.; three daughters, Debra Miller, Diana Cornelison and Darla Dooley, all of Meriden; a brother, Bill Petrie, Topeka; nine grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.Ms. Cornelison was preceded in death by a son, Keith Cornelison, and a great-grandson.The family will receive friends from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Barnett-Chapel Oaks Meriden Chapel. The family suggests memorials to Jefferson County Hospice, sent in care of the chapel, P.O. Box 331, Meriden, KS 66512.