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Harriett Sue Cornell was born Harriett Sue Davis November 26, 1922 in Spur, Texas. She was the second of four children of Lee W. and Estelle Davis. She was raised in a ranch in East Garza County, Texas; attended high school in Post, Texas and college at West Texas State College in Canyon, Texas. Sue met and eventually married Jess M. Cornell in 1941. They had three sons; J. Michael, a vascular surgeon in San Angelo, L.D. (Pat), a real estate developer in Fort Worth, and Donnie, a rancher in Garza County, Texas. Sue passed peacefully on January 19, 2014 at the age of 91, in San Angelo, Texas. She was preceded in death by her beloved Jessie...
Harriett Sue Cornell was born Harriett Sue Davis November 26, 1922 in Spur, Texas.
She was the second of four children of Lee W. and Estelle Davis.
She was raised in a ranch in East Garza County, Texas; attended high school in Post, Texas and college at West Texas State College in Canyon, Texas.
Sue met and eventually married Jess M. Cornell in 1941. They had three sons; J. Michael, a vascular surgeon in San Angelo, L.D. (Pat), a real estate developer in Fort Worth, and Donnie, a rancher in Garza County, Texas.
Sue passed peacefully on January 19, 2014 at the age of 91, in San Angelo, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her beloved Jessie in 1983, her parents, a brother and a sister.
She is survived by her three sons and their wives, six grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. She has one remaining brother; L.W. (Bud) Davis Jr. and his wife of Post, Texas.
She is also survived by hundreds of her other children she taught in Post as a public schoolteacher for 35 years.
Sue received her B.S. in Education at Texas Tech University in 1960 and also had a master's degree in Special Education and another master's degree in Library Science. She received multiple teaching awards and recognitions for her dedicated work.
Jess and Sue traveled extensively prior to his early death and afterward she traveled with friends for many years.
She retired in 1994 and moved to Kerrville, Texas and finally moved to San Angelo in 2004 to be near family.
She was a master bridge player and was an awesome game person throughout her life. She loved reading and music and had tremendous book and music collections. She also loved costume jewelry and maintained a tremendous collection of pieces to the end.
Even as her eyesight began to fail, Sue would always try to dress elegantly.
She will be interned next to her beloved Jessie at Terrace Cemetery in Post, Texas. A quiet graveside service will be planned by her family with a date to be determined later.
Special thanks go to The Springs at San Angelo and Odyssey Hospice that made her last days safe and comfortable. A special thanks goes to her beloved physician Carl "Dusty" Anderton for ten years of dedicated fantastic care.
Most of all thanks go to her daughter-in-law Lois Cornell for her love and care for ten long years.
We will miss Suebaby but will have years of fond memories.
Family and friends may sign an online register book at www.johnsons-funeralhome.com.

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