Memphis Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens

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James Cleveland Cornelius Jr.

November 7, 1952August 4, 2019

James Cleveland Cornelius Jr., age 66, of Memphis, Tennessee passed away on Sunday August 4, 2019. James was born November 7, 1952 in Memphis, TN to Betty Jewel Flemons Cornelius and James Cleveland Cornelius.

He served his country in the United States Army and had retired from CBRE.

James is survived by; sister Susan Branson, brother-in-law Thomas Branson and brother Paul Cornelius; his step-children, Candy Carpenter (Charles), Cindy Prevette, Pebbles Blaydes, 6 step grandchildren, and 8 step great-grandchildren.

James was preceded in death by; his wife, Teresa Cornelius; step-son, Ricky Prevette; father James Cleveland Cornelius and mother Betty Jewel Flemons Cornelius; brother Russell Fox.

A graveside service will be held for James at Memphis Memory Gardens, 6444 Raleigh Lagrange Road, Memphis TN 38134, Wednesday August 7, 2019 at 10 AM.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.MemphisFuneralGermantownParkway.com for the Cornelius family.


  • James Cleveland Cornelius Sr., Father (deceased)
  • Betty Jewel Flemons Cornelius, Mother (deceased)
  • Russell Fox, Brother (deceased)
  • Susan Branson, Sister
  • Thomas Branson, Brother-in-law
  • Paul Cornelius, Brother


  • Graveside Service Wednesday, August 7, 2019

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