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Obituary for Annie Lois Cornwell

Annie Lois Long Cornwell, age 73, of Douglasville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, June 7, 2017. She was born on May 13, 1944 in Atlanta, Georgia, the daughter of the late Homer Long and Annie Gravitt Long. For many years, she worked alongside her husband, Harold, in their family business, Cornwell Hauling. She also retired from the Douglas County School System after twelve years as a school bus driver. She enjoyed competing in the Douglas County School Bus Rodeo. She loved her dogs and enjoyed collecting porcelain dolls. Her family remembers how she could do just about anything she set her mind to do. She was a member of Sweetwater Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Cornwell, Jr; and her brother, Junior Long.

She is survived by her children: Harold J. “Buddy” Cornwell, III and his wife, Sharla, of Douglasville; Kenny Cornwell and wife, Kim, of Douglasville; and Sharon Garrett and her fiance, Eddie Davis, of Dallas, GA; grandchildren: Kenneth Cornwell, Jr., Kris Cornwell, Trey Bentley and his wife, Rachel, Ashley Bentley, Allison Bentley, Matthew Cornwell, Brandi Cornwell; great-grandchildren: Cayden Bentley and Grayson Bentley; sisters: Hazel Long of Ball Ground, GA, Jewel Jackson of Ball Ground, GA, Annette Goodman of Michigan; brothers and sisters-in-law: Robert and Barbara Long of Smyrna and William and Darlene Long of Alpharetta, GA; her beloved fur babies: Baxter, Buffy and Scooter.

The visitation will be held Friday, June 9, 2017 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Hightower’s Memorial Chapel.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, June 10, 2017, at 2:00 PM with Pastor Darryl Jones officiating.
Interment will follow in Sunrise Memorial Gardens.
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Hightower’s Memorial Chapel of Douglasville, GA has charge of the arrangements. 770-489-2818

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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hightower's Memorial Chapel - Douglasville, GA

7034 Broad Street
Douglasville, GA 30134





2:00 PM
Hightower's Memorial Chapel - Douglasville, GA

7034 Broad Street
Douglasville, GA 30134





3:00 PM
Sunrise Memorial Gardens

3721 Bankhead Highway
Douglasville, GA 30134


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