Thelma Marie Gambrel Cordell, 89, passed away Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at the Barbourville Health and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Knox County, Kentucky, on June 25, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Cleo Lawson.
She was a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, David Cordell; two children: Walter J. Cordell and John H. Cordell; and a grandson, Dawayne Cordell.
She is survived by four children: Patricia (Ben) Hensley of Berea, Lucy Ellen Cordell of Gray, Alice (Doug) Holman of Michigan, and John David Cordell of Owensboro; seven grandchildren: Connie, Angela, Tim, Tina, Tracie, Becky, and April; 13 great-grandchildren; and six great-great grandchildren.
Celebrated in life, she is Home at last.
A special thanks is extended to all staff of the Barbourville Health and Rehabilitation Center and to Cyndi, Tri-County Hospice nurse.
To honor the memory of Thelma Cordell, the family suggests contributions to Tri-County Hospice VNA P.O. Box 2328 London, KY 40743. Condolences may be left at www.hartfhcorbin.com.
Hart Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Published on  April 13, 2017