Margaret Cornell, 82, of Orange, passed away Dec. 2, at her home. Funeral services will be held at 11:00am, Monday, Dec. 7, at Old First Orange Baptist Church. Officiating will be the Rev. Keith Myers. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be prior to the service beginning at 10:00 am.

Born in Chester, April 24,1933, she was the daughter of Troy Loving and Blanche Mayo. Margaret was a member of Old First Orange Baptist Church and the Builders of Christ. She loved Sunday’s because of church and The Dallas Cowboys.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Billie Harper.

She is survived by her husband, John “Jack” Monroe Cornell; children, Ann Modica and husband, Pete, of Orangefield, Karen Wynn and husband Robert, of Mauriceville and Lisa Heuszel and husband Frank, of Katy; grandchildren, Christy, Pete, John, Stacey, Amber, Clifton, Pamela and Travis; great-grandchildren, Bryce, Byron, Makenna, Gunner, Georgia, Kennedy, Aniston, Paxton and Lane and her siblings, Mary Freeman and husband Lester, Willie Pittman and husband J.D., Della Hemingway and husband, Barry and James Loving and wife Linda.

Serving as pallbearers will be Shon Jones, Pete Modica, John Modica, Clifton Heuszel, Travis Heuszel, Miles Van Dyke, Bryce Carey, Byron Trahan. Honorary pallbearers will be the Builders of Christ.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Old First Orange Baptist Church at 7925 I-10, Orange, TX 77630.