Mary Jane Cornwell

Mary Jane Cornwell

Williamsburg, VA-Mary Jane Cornwell, 80, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at the Williamsburg Hospice House surrounded by her family.

Born April 3, 1934, in Renick, she was the daughter of the late Homer L. Lowance and Ethel Prudence Eagle Lowance.

Mary Jane worked at various locations including the FBI in DC, and retired as a Data Automation Specialist at Langley Air Force base in Hampton, VA.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and is survived by: her husband, Doran E. Cornwell; two daughters, Lisa Cornwell and husband Bill Link of Hampton, VA and Sharon Moll of Williamsburg, VA; son, Michael Cornwell and wife Cheryl of Midlothian, VA; four grandchildren, Jennifer and Bryan Moll and Jacob and Ryan Cornwell; sister, Emojean Kyle and husband Ed of Newark, OH; and many nieces and nephews.

A remembrance service will be held for Mary Jane at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23, at Ronceverte Trinity United Methodist Church, Ronceverte. Interment will immediately follow the service at Greenbrier Memorial Gardens, Lewisburg, with Rev. Bryan C. Baker officiating. All are invited to the church for a meal after the interment.

Friends and family will be received at the church from 12 noon to 1 p.m. on Friday.

Mary Jane always called Ronceverte home, but she had the opportunity to live in many other wonderful places during her lifetime including: Japan, Hawaii, Florida, Washington, DC, California, Pennsylvania, Washington State, Ohio, Kansas and Virginia. She was always happy spending time with her family, visiting the beach, bowling, and cheering for her favorite team, the Virginia Tech Hokies.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Ronceverte Trinity United Methodist Church, 707 Pocahontas Avenue, Ronceverte, WV 24970.

Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Ronceverte is in charge of arrangements. Please send online condolences by visiting


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