William Raymond Cornelison died Tuesdy, Nov. 20, 2007, in Siloam Springs, Ark., after an extended illness. He was 85.

Mr. Cornelison was born Aug. 13, 1922, in Row to James Virgil and Bertha (McClintock) Cornelison. He was a lifetime resident in the Colcord area.

He was a World War II veteran of the Army.

He was a truck driver for many years.

Survivors include one son, Virgil Ray Cornelison of Watts; one daughter, Loretta Sue Scudder of Claremore; two sisters, Anna Marie Hughes of Jay and Lole Cornelison of Greeley, Colo., and five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Dorothy Palmer and Lorene Cornelison, and two brothers, Bub Cornelison and Donald Cornelison.

Services were Friday at Row Cemetery. The Rev. Rick Carlton officiated.

Arrangements were under the direction of Turner Funeral Chapel in Jay.