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Ormenta "Sis" Cordell

Monday, July 5, 2010

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Ormenta "Sis" Cordell, 92, Clay City, passed away July 3, 2010, following a short stay at Southwood Nursing Home.

She was born in Owen County, June 8, 1918, the daughter of Jesse and Dora (Neiswinger) Leohr.

She graduated from Clay City High School with the class of 1936.

She married Harold "Crocky" Cordell Dec. 12, 1942.

Sis traveled to California to stay with Crocky while he was serving in the United States Army.

Sis and Crocky owned and operated the Cordell's Implement Sales in Clay City for 30 years.

Later, she worked at Keller's Chair Factory in Linton and then Moore's Grocery and Bait Store in Clay City before retiring.

She was a member of the First Brethren Church in Clay City.

In her free time, she enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents Jesse and Dora Leohr, husband Crocky Cordell, siblings Raymond Leohr, Virgil Leohr and Ruth West, grandson Jack Dayhuff and recently, a niece, Lana Arnold.

She is survived by daughters Jeanne Dayhuff and husband Junior, Lewis, and Sue Booe and husband Joe, Clay City, grandchildren Jay Dayhuff and wife Cathy, Lewis, Jill Greiner and husband Brad, Riley, Jeremy Booe and wife Jamie, Clay City, Joshua Booe and wife Amy, Center Point, Jed Booe, Clay City, and Justin Booe and wife Megan, Clay City, great-grandchildren Courtney Dayhuff and Callie Dayhuff, both of Lewis, Justin and Jackson Greiner, Riley, Cambri and Ayden Booe, Clay City, Bryar Booe, Clay City, Jacob and Sera Little, Center Point, brother-in-law Lexie Cordell and wife Wanda, Clay City, as well as several nieces, nephews and extended family members.

Services will be at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home, Wednesday, July 7, 2010, at 11 a.m., with Dr. Robert Clouse officiating.

Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the funeral home, Tuesday, from 5-7 p.m.

Visit www.schoppenhorstfuneralhome.com to light a candle in her memory.