Roberta “Bert” Cornelius, age 86, made the journey home to be with her Lord on Friday, July 6, 2018.
She was born on August 1, 1931 in Mays Landing, New Jersey to Alice and Robert Moore.
Roberta was a wonderful, loving wife, mother to many, and a friend to all. She was a professor at Coastal Bend College in Alice until her retirement. Her bright smile and loving manner will be missed by all who had the fortune to know her. She met and loved many people; none remained a stranger for long. She wanted everyone to experience JOY the best way that they could.
She goes home to reunite with her parents; her loving husband of 62 years, Max Leon Cornelius; and her two daughters, Joni Lyn Cornelius and Kay Schroedter.
Left to cherish their memories of her are her children, Jane (Jeff) McGowan of Fayetteville, Georgia and David (Margot) Cornelius of Cuero, Texas; thirteen grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren; three sisters, Pat Franke of Orange Grove, Texas, Miriam Miller of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Joan Wenetschlaeger of San Angelo, Texas; and one brother, Joe (Ann) Moore of Brenham, Texas.
Visitation will be held at Holmgreen Mortuary Chapel on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at Holmgreen Mortuary Chapel.
Interment will follow at Cornelius Brothers Angel Hill Family Cemetery in Alfred, Texas.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial contribution may be made to: Kay Schroedter Memorial Scholarship, 490 County Road 320, Alice, Texas 78332
Remember your favorite memory of Roberta “Bert” Cornelius, it will and should bring you joy.