Julie "Kim" Cornell

August 5, 1957 - December 26, 2014

ONEONTA - Julie "Kim" Cornell, 57, of Oneonta, passed away Friday, December 26, 2014, at Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown with her family by her side.

Kim was born August 5, 1957, in San Diego, CA, a daughter of Donald W. and Betty Jean Wadley Cornell.

Kim grew up in Memphis, TN, and relocated to New York State in the late 1980s, but never lost her southern accent. Kim loved to travel and was involved in various church organizations. An avid Waltons and I Love Lucy fan, Kim collected Shirley Temple memorabilia and refrigerator magnets and also enjoyed singing songs from The Sound of Music and Mary Poppins.  

Kim is survived by her daughter  Haley and grandson Hunter; father Donald and step mother Kendra; brothers Donnie, Zane, Travis and his wife Kristin; sisters Patricia and Evelyn of Memphis, and Lacey; nephews Marshall, Zane Michael, Jacob and Dalton; niece Morgan and great niece Ava; and several nieces and nephews residing in Memphis.  

She is predeceased by her mother Betty Jean and brother Donald Carl.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 3, 2015, from 1-5 p.m. at the Grand Gorge Firehouse.

Arrangements are under the care and guidance of the Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home in Cooperstown.

If you would like to send condolences to the family, send an email to Connell, Dow & Deysenroth. We will forward your comments to the family. If you would like to send flowers in memory of the deceased, contact Mohican Flowers at (607) 547-8822, or A Rose is a Rose at (607) 264-3100.