William Corn Jr. (courtesy announcement)

February 11, 2011 

William Corn Jr. (courtesy announcement)

February 11, 2011 

Obituary for William Corn Jr. (courtesy announcement)

Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00p.m. Sunday February 13 in the Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for William Luther Corn Jr., age 80 of Gainesville. The Rev. Larry Dyer, Rev. Charles Stanger and Rev. Jacob Armour will officiate. Interment will follow in Alta Vista Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00pm to 9:00pm Friday & Saturday at the funeral home. Mr. Corn passed away Friday February 11 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Mr. Corn was born in Hall County to the late William Luther Corn Sr. and Mary Sloan Corn. He grew up in Gainesville Mill and went on to serve in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. After his military service he retired from the U.S. Postal Service. He was a member of The Pentecostal Fire Baptized Holiness Church and had pastured many churches through the years including 5 years at Antioch PFB Holiness, 9 years at Toccoa PFB Holiness, and 10 years at Athens PFB Holiness. He also preached at a number of other churches, worked with the prison ministry and worked with the Maranatha Ministries. For the past ten years he spent his time repairing clocks. Survivors include his loving wife of 58 years Betty Jean Collins Corn, Gainesville, Son and Daughter-in-law Roger and Linda Corn, Lula, Son, Johnny Corn, Gainesville, Daughter and Son-in-law Esther Faye Corn Cotton and Scotty Cotton, Maysville, Sisters, Margaret Ambellas, Gray, GA, Ondie Finley Bailey, Gainesville, Phyllis Warrick, Flowery Branch, Jewell McGraw, Gainesville, Brothers, Derrell Corn, Gainesville, Kenneth Corn, Gainesville, Grandchildren, Jonathan L. Corn, Lula, Joshua M. Corn, Lula, Ashley Corn, Flowery Branch, Tristan Corn, Gainesville, Trenton Corn, Gainesville, Luke Cotton, Maysville, Gabe Cotton Maysville, Great Grandson Coby Carpenter and many brothers and sisters in Christ, and a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives.

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