GORMAN – Services for Priscilla (Pat) Cornwell will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 11, at Higginbotham Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Pat was born to George Morris Patrick and Rahama Belle Patrick.
She married George (Bud) Cornwell on Oct. 2, 1945 in Gulfport, Mississippi and they were happily married until he passed away on Nov. 13, 1993. Pat earned her associates in degree in nursing from Tarleton State University and worked as an RN for many years.
She is survived by three sons: George W. Cornwell and wife Kathy of Killeen; Gary L. Cornwell and wife Daniela of Gorman; and Billy M. Cornwell and wife Deborah of Helotes. One brother: Carl Patrick and wife Shirley of Conroe. Seven grandchildren: Laura Snyder and husband Mike of Stephenville; Dianna Sutton of Killeen; Casey Cornwell and wife Jennifer of Pipe Creek; Brett Cornwell and wife Shannon of Marietta, Georgia; Billy Cornwell of New Braunfels; Marcus Cornwell and wife Drea of Silver City, New Mexico; and Alexandra Cornwell of Gorman. Also, fifteen great grandchildren.
Pat was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one daughter, two sisters and five brothers.