Jayne Marie Cornell
1941 - 2019
BORN
1941
DIED
2019
FUNERAL HOME
George Funeral Home & Cremation Center
211 Park Avenue, SW
Aiken, SC
Jayne Marie Cornell
AIKEN - Jayne Marie Cornell, age 77, died Saturday, July 27, 2019.
Jayne was born December 17, 1941 in Lockport, NY to the late Elton Luther Wilson and the late Lizzetta Joyce Wilson. She received her bachelor's degree from Thiel College in Greenville, PA. She worked as an executive secretary for Crawford Furniture and Add-n-Lock Furniture. She had made Aiken, SC her home since 2001 and loved everything about the town. She was a devoted member of First Presbyterian Church since moving to Aiken and also volunteered for Area Churches Together Serving (ACTS) for eighteen years. Jayne enjoyed golfing with her "golfing ladies" and was an avid bridge player. She loved to travel but enjoyed being at home the most. Jayne was known as the "moral standard" and loved her family desperately.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her grandson, Mason Jacob "Jake" Smith.
Survivors include her beloved husband of 57 years, John "Jack" Benjamin Cornell; a daughter, Kathy Cornell Smith (Mason "Haze" Smith), Canaan, Vermont; a son, Jeffrey W. Cornell (Melissa), Chicago, IL; three grandchildren, Eli Smith, Jacqueline Cornell, and Kevin Cornell; and a sister, Joyce Lund.
Calling hours will be on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 from 2:00 - 4:00 pm and from 6:00 - 8:00 pm at George Funeral Home in downtown Aiken.
A memorial service will be held at 12 pm Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at The First Presbyterian Church of Aiken, SC. The Rev. Dr. Brian Coulter, Rev. Holly Shoaf-O'Kula, and Rev. Dr. John Wall will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be directed to ACTS, 340 Park Ave., SW, Aiken, SC 29801.
The Historic George Funeral Home, 211 Park Ave., SW, Aiken, SC 29801 (803.649.6234), has charge of arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy for the Cornell family may be left by visiting www.georgefuneralhomes.com

Published by Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star on Jul. 29, 2019.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Jul
30
Calling hours
2:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.
George Funeral Home & Cremation Center
211 Park Avenue, SW , Aiken, SC
Jul
30
Calling hours
6:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.
George Funeral Home & Cremation Center
211 Park Avenue, SW , Aiken, SC
Jul
31
Memorial service
12:00p.m.
First Presbyterian Church of Aiken
SC
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Missing you Dear Friend! Love you forever......Ruth
Ruth Ogden
Friend
July 27, 2021
Ruth Ogden
August 14, 2019
Jayne. You will surely be missed! You have always been a great and beautiful friend! Thank you for your continued friendship!❤
Rose Lewis
August 13, 2019
My deepest sympathies on the loss of your wife and mother and grandmother. Jayne I will never forget my stopping at your home every morning for a trek to school all those years ago. May you rest in peace and know that you will always be in my thoughts.
Candy (Passalacqua) Gueli
August 7, 2019
Please accept my heartfelt sympathy on the loss of your wife. I know you had a great marriage and loved her so much. I share your grief at this very difficult time, but treasure the wonderful memories I have of her. Vince Evans
August 1, 2019
My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time. I have so many fond memories of the times our families spent together in Jamestown and on our summer vacations. RIP DEAR FRIEND
Ruth Ogden
July 31, 2019
Mr Cornell & Family,
Woodside General Mgr & staff want to wish our sincere condolences for the loss of Mrs Cornell. She will missed by all of us for her kind spirit and caring heart. Please know that we are all here for you when and if you should ever need us.
Be Blessed, Della R. Allen
Tom Carter - General Manager
Woodside Country Club Staff
July 31, 2019
Sean Smith
July 30, 2019
Always remembered and loved for the memories we shared. Sharon
Sharon Stricker Hamburg
July 30, 2019
RAQUEL ECHEVARRIA
July 29, 2019
love and care about you, now and forever...
from your sister Joyce
July 29, 2019
a loved one
July 29, 2019
a loved one
July 29, 2019
You will always be my dear friend. Love you always Joanie
Joan Dolansky
July 29, 2019
Joan Dolansky
July 29, 2019
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