Elsie Canady Varnadoe Kornman
July 4, 1929 – December 1, 2012
KORNMAN, Elsie Canady Varnadoe, 83, of Tampa, passed away on December 1, 2012, after an incredible fight with Alzheimer’s. Elsie was born in Dothan, Alabama on July 4, 1929.
Elsie is survived by her husband of 41 years, Gene; her wonderful children, Bruce (Alice) Varnadoe, Carol Varnadoe Arthur ( Bruce Walsh); grandchildren, Cindy (Bill) Fitzgerald, Kevin (Carrie) Varnadoe; great grandchildren, Scott and Sarah Fitzgerald, Keaton and Camryn Varnadoe; brother’s and sister’s, Myers (Ginger) Canady, Devon (Nancy) Canady, Annette (Jimmy) Gardner, Shirley (Willie) Moats and many wonderful nieces and nephews and all their families.
Elsie was truly a firecracker her birthday suited her well, she was an amazing individual who will be remembered for her outgoing personality, strong independent spirit, and ability to light up a room with her smile. She had a caring heart and always wanted to do anything she could to help others. She truly loved all her family and friends. All who had the pleasure of meeting her will dearly miss her; but the happy memories that she shared with so many will always be in all our hearts. Elsie worked for The City of Tampa Parks and Recreation Department, back in the late 60’s she also was an Interior Decorator for many years with Belk Lindsey at Britton Plaza. Elsie loved to do crafts and truly loved to travel everywhere and she did.
The Family would like to Thank Superior Residences of Brandon Memory Care for All their love and support for the last 3 years. Without them, our family could not have done this journey alone. God Bless each one of them.
A Very Special Thank you to Aurelia Baker, Head Nurse at Superior, Our Angel. In addition, Sun Coast Omni, Stascha Nelson another Angel on this earth, also to LifePath Hospice for their services, especially the Continuous Care Nurses the last 6 days. Words cannot express the depth of our loss nor our joy in the fact that she has been reunited with all of our heavenly relatives. God Bless Our Dear Sweet Mother, she will be forever in our hearts and memories. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, December 6, 2012 at Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. Guestbook www.hillsboromemorial.com.
A Rose has such beauty, which is easily seen It can be any color, but its stem’s always green Nothing else can compare, to its sweet lovely smell When God made the Rose, He planned it so well! So it’s easy to see, from her head to her toes, When God made Our Mother, he just looked at the Rose Her green eyes are stunning and that’s just the start, Her smile is so kind it will capture your Heart!
You know we feel blessed, and, yes, honored too, We know we are lucky because Our Mother is You!
We will love and miss you forever and a Day Our Dear Sweet Mama
- Visitation Thursday, December 6, 2012
- Funeral Service Thursday, December 6, 2012
Elsie Canady Varnadoe Kornman
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December 10, 2012
Carol, you have my deepest sympothy on the loss of your mother. She was such a loverly, sweet lady. God be with you and family at this sad time
Jo Etta Duncan
December 6, 2012
I'm so sorry for your loss, please know you're in my thoughts.
Thanks for allowing me the opportunity to visit with your mother, I know it wasn't for long, but none the less it meant a lot to me.
December 5, 2012
THINKING OF ALL OF YOU IN MY PRAYERS. I LOVED LISA LIKE MY MOM AND ALWAYS WILL AS SHE WAS SO GOOD TO ME. WILL MISS HER DEARLY, YOU ALL HAVE MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY. LOVE TEXAS DEBBIE
December 4, 2012
Bruce and Alice, pleae accept our sympothy at the passing of Bruces mother. We have you and your entire family in our prayers. God Bless you,
Larry and Yvonne