April Cornwell

April C Mem

April Elizabeth Stewart Cornwell, 35, of Danielsville, GA, passed away February 7, 2016, at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA.

Born June 6, 1980, in Athens, GA, she was the daughter James Russell Stewart Jr. and Catherine Corkey Huff. She was a graduate of Athens Technical Institute and a member of the International Association of Administrative Professionals Georgia Division. She was a loving mother and a member of the Nail’s Creek Baptist Church.

She is survived by two daughters, Emalee Elizabeth Cornwell and Anna Claire Cornwell, both of Carnesville; father and step-mother, James Stewart and Sarah Williams; mother, Catherine “Corkey” Huff; grandfather, Russell Stewart, Sr.; sister Amber Ashe, and brother, Russell Stewart III; niece Chloe Ashe; and fiancée, Justin Lee Arthur, Danielsville, GA.

Services will be Wednesday at 2pm at the Nails Creek Baptist Church, with Rev. Duane Eller. Committal and interment will be in the church cemetery with Rev. Tommy Childress.

The body is at the Ginn Funeral Home and will be placed in the church 12 noon Wednesday. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 4pm until 9pm at the funeral home and will receive friends from 12 until 1:30 pm Wednesday at the Nails Creek Baptist Church. Flowers are welcome but the family request that memorials be made to an education fund for her two daughters, April E. Cornwell Memorial Fund, Angie C. Parsons Administrator,  P. O. Box 545, Carnesville, Georgia 30521.   Condolences may be left at ginnfuneralhome.com.


  1. American Cancer Fund
    March 1, 2016 - 3:37 pm

    The staff of the American Cancer Fund® at http://www.AmericanCancerFund.org is sorry to hear of April’s passing. We have just received a memorial donation in her name and our sincere condolences go out to her family.

  2. Aunt April I loved you so much. Every time I look at Emalee I see your smile. I love you so much and I know you loved me. You meant so much to me! I will miss our ever so relatable conversations! You were a great aunt! i will forever miss you! Love Braedy.

  3. Cameron Harrelson
    February 9, 2016 - 2:38 pm

    We are praying for all of you during your time of loss. May God’s loving arms filled with grace, love and peace surround all of you during this difficult time!

    -Cam and Zack

  4. my deepest sympathy and love to all those who knew april and loved her

  5. My prayers and thoughts are with you all for GODs comforting arms to hold you tight during this sad time of loss.

  6. The Lord has another Angel by his side in April Cornwell who was such a sweet and loving person and always smiling. Her warmth and sincerity was always evident and she will be missed tremendously. My prayers are for her girls, her family and for Justin who all loved her so. Peace and love to you all.

  7. LaVonne Goldschmidt
    February 9, 2016 - 7:11 am

    I will always remember her beautiful smile and energy. While we will miss her, we know that she has gone home and is now resting in the arms of our savior. My prayers are going up for all those who’s hearts are breaking. May your memories be her legacy of love to you.

  8. Dr. Michael James
    February 9, 2016 - 6:06 am

    My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. April was my student during her high school days. She was an ideal student and I was blessed to have taught her. God bless you and may His loving care be with you.

  9. I loved you Aunt April. I would come over to see your two BEATIFUL daughters, Emalee and Anna, and you were always so kind to me. You were always so creative and so much fun! You will be missed dearly, but one day we will meet again. I love you -Erika

  10. My deepest condolences to the family. I still remember the few adventures we had with you and Jordan, April. May you rest in peace. We will meet again someday. Adiós, mi amiga.

    Eduardo Mendoza

  11. Too young……way too young. You were always smiling and positive, dang good person to be around. Praying for your family April, now go make heaven smile like you made us here!

  12. Such a sweet person! Every time I met her, usually taking my sweetest friend in the whole world, Tea Bryant, to an appointment or somewhere fun, she exuded with happiness and positivity ! Heaven gained a sweet one and her earthly family will miss her, I’m sure. Stroll those golden streets and have a grand time with your loved ones you meet!

  13. Heaven gained an Angel…. Until the day we see you again, you will be greatly missed April…… Watch over those two precious girls…. My prayers and thought go out to April’s family.

  14. I’m lost for words, because April was one of my classmates. Hold tight to memories for comfort, lean on your friends for strength, and always remember how much you are cared about. May God continue to strengthen your family in this time of bereavement. Sorry for your loss!

  15. Robby and Shelby Simpson
    February 8, 2016 - 12:53 pm

    April was an amazing woman and a strong fighter. She never doubted God’s will and she always kept a strong faith through all of this. I pray for Justin and her girls to have peace and comfort through all of this. She will be deeply missed!

  16. Gary and Courtney Murphy
    February 8, 2016 - 11:31 am

    Our prayers are with you all. We have and will continue to lift your family up in prayer. April was such a special person and will be missed tremendously. She had a servants heart and that was displayed through the various activities she so graciously gave her time to. She was selfless, always putting others and their needs before her own. I will always treasure the long conversations we shared, the insight she gave me on being a mother and a friend. I will forever be grateful that I met and got to know such a wonderful person. I pray for her girls, Anna and Emalee. I pray they know how much she loved them. Lord, comfort these girls, bring them a peace that surpasses all understanding. Thank you Lord for allowing this sweet soul to be with us here on earth, may we find comfort knowing she is in your presence and we will see her again! Love and prayers to you all!

  17. She will be greatly missed by our whole family. April had a servent’s heart and ministered on many occasions to myself and my loved ones over the years. She has earned a GLORIOUS reward of joining our Lord Jesus Christ in HEAVEN! Prayers for the family for their loss!

  18. Many memories, loved by many. We love you and miss you.

  19. Our thoughts and prayers to all the family. April was a very beautiful lady and will always be remembered for her beautiful smile.

    Abe , Maura and Grant

  20. A lady that knew how to wear a smile. My prayers go out to all of April’s family and friends. She has touched a lot of hearts and will be remembered as a truly remarkable beautiful woman. Lots of love to everyone.

  21. Emalee, Anna, friends and families,

    So very sorry for your loss. May God be glorified through April’s life and death. My life was touched though our last email correspondence. Peace be with you all. ~Aunt Thanna

  22. My prayers and condolences for the family.

  23. Such a beautiful person inside and out. Prayers for Justin and the family.

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