Vearlean Cornell


LITTLE ROCK—Funeral services for Vearlean Cornell 61, of Little Rock, passed December 31, St. Vincent Medical Center in Little Rock, will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, McGehee Chapel Baptist Church, 202 Church Street, McGeHee, AR, Rev. E.L. Sanders, Pastor.

She was born June 14, 1951 to the late Russell Cornell, Sr. & Lucille Diggs in Portland, Ark. Seven siblings preceded her in death, Leroy Pruitt, Arthur Bell Pruitt, Dean Pruitt, Charlene Moses, Russell Corner, Jr. , Moses Cornell, Louis Cornell, Sr.

Survivors include (fiance) Michael Harris; two daughters, Victoria Payne, Veronia Meade both of Little Rock; two sons, Johnifer Roston, Douglas Johnson, both of Little Rock; three sisters, Mildred Giles of Milwaukee, Wis., Louis Cornell, both of Dumas, Priscilla Cornell of Little Rock; four brothers, James Cornell, Melvin Cornell both of Milwaukee, Wis., Mark Cornell, Martin Cornell, Sr., both of Little Rock; eight grandchildren, Dominque Payne, Deondre Payne, Paul Dotson, Joshua Boston, Jasmine Roston, Shaunante’ Ford, Nikaka Johnson, Journie Johnson, one great-grandchild, Ka’Mijah Payne, nieces, nephews.

Burial will be in Coleman Cemetery in Dermott, Ark. Services by Perry Funeral Home.