Cornelia Ortmann

Cornelia Ortmann

Posted: Monday, October 15, 2012 4:00 pm

Mrs. Cornelia Gardner Ortmann, 89, of Martin, died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 at Greenbrier Meadows Assisted Living in Martin.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. today (Tuesday) at Murphy Funeral Home Chapel in Martin with Rev. David Brown and Rev. Franklin Gardner officiating. Burial will be in Gardner Cemetery, Martin.

Duane (Pat) Patterson, Jimmy Usrey, James Myrick, Max Walker, Joseph Fuqua and Johnny Tuck will serve as pallbearers.

Mrs. Ortmann was born Aug. 12, 1913 in Weakley County, daughter of the late Claude and Cora Nowlin Gardner. She was the widow of Raymond Ortmann and was retired from Appleton Electric in Chicago, Ill.

Survivors include nieces, Brooxsie Simpson, Russelene Vancleave, Farah Graddy, Betty Schroeder and Louise Arnold; and one nephew. Rev. Franklin Gardner.

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