Obituary: Sue Carol Holloway Cornell, 81, Bardstown


Sue Carol Holloway Cornell, 81, of Bardstown, died Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. She was born Jan. 27, 1938, in Spencer County to the late Edmund Thompson “E.T.” and Sudie Catherine Tichenor Holloway. She and her husband, Dwight Irvin Cornell, farmed for 30 years and later owned the Wilson Motel in Bardstown.

She served as President of the Foster Heights PTA and was the bookkeeper for Nelson County Cooperative Tobacco Warehouse in Bloomfield. She was a member of Bardstown Baptist Church where she was a member of the JOY Sunday School Class. She was a 50-year member of the John Fitch Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, where she served as Regent for many years. She was instrumental in restoring and establishing the One Room Log School House.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Dwight Irvin Cornell; and one sister, Lillie Jean Holloway Rogers.

She is survived by one daughter, Margaret Sue Masters (Michael) of Bardstown; one son, Dwight David Cornell (Sada) of Taylorsville; one grandson, Dwight Irvin Cornell II; one granddaughter, Elizabeth Holloway Cornell Spalding (Alex); and one great-grandson, Aiden Christopher Cornell.

The funeral is 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, at Bardstown Baptist Church with Bro. Jeff McCarty officiating. Burial is in Valley Cemetery in Taylorsville.

Visitation is 2-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, at the Houghlin Greenwell-Funeral Home, and 9-10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, at the church.

The family requests expressions of sympathy be made to the American Heart Association.

The Houghlin-Greenwell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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