Sallie B. Cornell, age 99, of Oak Ridge, passed away Thursday, August 7, 2014, at Greenfield of Oak Ridge.
Sallie was born October 16, 1914, in Coffee County, Alabama, to the late Robert Luther and Sallie Fleming Buxton. She moved to Oak Ridge in 1949 and was employed for 30 years at Y-12 as a secretary assistant before her retirement. She was a member of First United Methodist Church Oak Ridge and loved working in the church and all of her church family. Sallie and her late husband were members of Dean Hill Country Club, and she enjoyed reading, playing bridge, cooking, and sewing.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Harold E. Cornell; great-grandson, Andrew William Branner; and several brothers, sisters, nieces, and nephews. [Read more…]