Sylvia J. Cornelius, 82, of Marysville, formerly of Raymond, died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, at Prestige Gardens.

She was formerly employed as an operator at the water plant.

She was born March 31, 1937, in Webb, West Virginia, to the late Harry and Edith F. Dillon Short.

She married Vaughn Cornelius on March 16, 1962, in Columbus and he preceded her in death on June 25, 1999.

She was also preceded in death by an infant son, the twin of Philip, she lost at birth; sisters, Nancy Scott and Bonnie Williams; a brother, Charles Short; and a brother-in-law, Verne Cornelius.

She is survived by her children, Philip (Becky) Pennington of New Albany and Vickie Kauser, Teresa Cornelius and Keith Cornelius, all of Marysville; her grandchildren, Jennifer and Matthew Kauser and Kyler and Kevin Cornelius; great-grandchildren, Aryana and Jessalynn; a sister-in-law, Delsa Evans; and her dear friend, Bev Lagore.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 26, 2019 at Wilson Funeral Home, Mannasmith Chapel. Burial will follow at the Raymond Cemetery.

Friends may call from 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019 at the funeral home.

Contributions may be made to Loving Care Hospice in care of the funeral home.

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