Nancy Ann Cornish


Nancy Ann Cornish, 67, of Cleveland, passed away surrounded by her family on Wednesday, May 19, 2021.
She was born on July 10, 1953, to the late Charles Harold Lemons and Shirley Jo Newman Lemons.
Nancy loved to read, solve crossword puzzles, paint by number, and was an excellent cook. Above all, she loved spending time with her family. Especially her grandchildren. 
In addition to her mother and father, she was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur Cornish; and infant brother, Randy Lemons. 
 She leaves behind to cherish her memory her children: Clarence Walden, Jeff Walden, and Michael Walden; siblings: Cathy Morrow (Randy), Kerrie Jones (Tony), Mary Ryan (Chris) of Dalton, Ga., and Lisa Lemons; stepchildren: Tim Cornish, Allen Cornish, and Alicia Calia; grandchildren: Drew, Madelyn, Brittany, Tiffany, Riley, Rylan, Izzy and Kayla; special aunt and uncle Wilma Mills of Callahan, Fla., and Marshall Newman of Blairsville, Ga.; she also leaves behind numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family members and friends. 

Nancy’s family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Monday, May 24, 2021, at Abundant Life Church, located at 350 Hill Street Cleveland, TN 37311 with a celebration of life to follow at 7 p.m.

Nancy will be laid to rest at Sunset Memorial Gardens on Tuesday at 11 a.m.
You are invited to share a personal memory of Nancy or your condolences with her family at her online memorial located at
Companion Funeral & Cremation Service and the Cody family are honored to assist the Cornish family with these arrangements. 


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