Lawrence Cornwell
Friday
1
January

Visitation

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, January 1, 2021
Merit Memorial Funeral & Cremation Care
12801 N. Stemmons Freeway #803
Farmers Branch, Texas, United States
9728101700
Saturday
2
January

Funeral Service

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday, January 2, 2021
Merit Memorial Funeral & Cremation Care
12801 N. Stemmons Freeway #803
Farmers Branch, Texas, United States
9728101700
Saturday
2
January

Burial

3:00 pm
Saturday, January 2, 2021
Furneaux Cemetery
3701 Cemetery Hill Rd.
Carrollton, Texas, United States

Obituary of Lawrence Cornwell

Lawrence David Cornwell, Sr. (Larry) 78, of Longview Texas, passed away on December 26th, 2020 in Carrollton, Texas. Funeral service will be held at Merit Memorial Funeral Home on Saturday January 2nd, 2021 at 1:00 p.m., with Dr. Mel Cure as the minister officiating the services. Burial will follow at Furneaux Cemetery in Carrollton, Texas. Visitation will be held at Merit Memorial on Friday, January 1st, 2021 from 5p.m. to 7p.m. Merit Memorial Funeral & Cremation Care will be handling the funeral arrangements. Larry was born in Columbus, Ohio to Lillian and Paul Cornwell on September 13, 1942. He attended high school at Bridgeport High School and graduated in 1960. He worked as a systems analyst for various companies then later became proficient in Sales and Marketing. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and most of all loved working on his tree farm in East Texas. Larry was involved with the Big Brothers of Dallas. Larry is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Carolyn of Longview, Texas, daughter Yvonne Ulshafer and husband Dale of The Colony, Texas, son Larry Cornwell, Jr. and wife Penni of Jenks, Oklahoma, son Jeffrey Paul (Boomer) Cornwell and wife Jennifer of McKinney, Texas. He is also survived by brother Paul Cornwell and wife Penny of Ohio, sister Sharon Pilant and husband Leon of Oklahoma and Millie Rogers of Ohio. He is also survived by grandsons, Cory Ulshafer (Amanda Rupp) of Frisco Texas, Carson Ulshafer of The Colony, Texas, Austin Cornwell and Tyler Cornwell of Jenks, Oklahoma, Caden Knox Cornwell of McKinney, Texas and great grandson Nolan Ulshafer of Frisco, Texas. He also leaves behind several nieces and nephews. Larry is preceded in death by his parents, Lillian and Paul Cornwell. Memorial donations may be made online to the Parkinson’s Foundation. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Dallas Hospice and Palliative Care for their very compassionate care.
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