Chase Cornelius

Funeral services for Chase Cornelius, 24, of Wanette, formerly of Purcell, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, June 28, 2019 at the Wilson-Little Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Troy Wright officiating. Interment will be at Hillside Cemetery in Purcell under the direction of the Wilson-Little Funeral Home in Purcell.

Mr. Cornelius passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019 following an automobile accident.

Phillip Chase Cornelius was born November 1, 1994 in Oklahoma City.  He was the younger of two children born to Randy Leroy Cornelius and Johna Marie (Ballard) Cornelius. Chase grew up in Purcell and attended Purcell schools. While in high school, he played football, basketball and baseball.

Chase loved being outdoors and working with his hands.For the past six years he had various jobs, but mainly worked in Construction. Throughout his life he has been an avid sportsman, enjoying hunting and fishing with his dad and his buddies.

Chase loved life and had a great sense of humor. He was funny and loved to laugh and have fun. He loved animals and he especially loved his dogs. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Ralph Cornelius and his grandparents, Phillip and Mary Ballard.

He is survived by his parents, Randy and Johna Cornelius of Wanette; sister, Alayna Cornelius of Norman; grandparents, Theda Cornelius Lowry and Tony Lowry of Konawa; four uncles, Ralph and Carolyn Cornelius of Purcell, Keith Cornelius of Wanette, Scott and Cheryl Ballard of Edmond and Jack Ballard of Oklahoma City; several cousins and a host of other relatives and friends.

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