June Cornelius Croley, 90, of Tenth Street in Williamsburg, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, at her residence.
Born on June 3, 1927 in Bon Jellico, she was the daughter of the late Henry Thomas Cornelius and Bessie Steely Cornelius.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Willard Croley, two brothers, Herman Cornelius and H.T Cornelius, and special Uncle and Aunt John and Gladys Steely.
June graduated as salutatorian of Black Star High School, Black Star. She and her husband were charter members of Highland Park Baptist Church, Williamsburg. June worked for many years as Whitley County Deputy PVA.
She is survived by three children, Michael Croley (Erika), of Fort Myers, Florida, Sandra Denney (Darrell), of Knoxville, Tennessee, and Debra Croley, of Williamsburg; five grandchildren, Stephen Croley (Tanya), of LaFollette, Tennessee, Brandon Croley (Dana), of Clearwater, Florida, Laura Denney Ward (Darius), of Oviedo, Florida, Eleanor Croley, of Copperas Cove, Texas, and Emily Claire Croley, of Louisville; seven great-grandchildren, Mycah Baker (Zach), Drew Croley, Camden Ward, Tanner Ward, Camryn Croley, Will Croley and Dristen Ward; one brother, Huey Cornelius (Marjorie), of Lexington; one sister, Pat Brumley (Bruce), of Lexington; one sister-in-law; Hallie Cornelius, of Whitting, Indiana; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends to mourn her passing.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, at Ellison Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Clark Cornelius officiating. Interment will be in the Highland Park Cemetery Davis Addition.
Visitation will be after 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, at the funeral home.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.ellisonfh.com.
Ellison Funeral Home is entrusted with these arrangements.
Published on December 1, 2017