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Obituary for Frankie Cornwell

Frankie Peters Cornwell, 99, of Roanoke and formerly of Moneta, Va., went to be with the Lord on Monday, November 6, 2023.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Alice Franklin; former husband, Grady Peters Sr.; her husband, Virgil Cornwell; her brothers, Joseph Franklin Jr. and Glenn Franklin; her son, Winfrey Peters; and her granddaughter, Frankie Vivi Ann Caudell.

Surviving are her children, Ginnie Peters Caudell, Grady H. Peters Jr. (Lucy), and Algie “Pete” Peters (Patsy); grandchildren, Dave Caudell (Drea Levin), Richard D. Caudell (Phillip Patrick), Delane Caudell Markley (Patrick), Alyssa Peters, Catherine Peters Clause (Carey), Melody Piotroski, Jennifer Tibbetts DuClos, Shannon Hill, and Aaron Peters; 12 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; sister, Gloria Franklin Haga; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Friday, November 10, 2023, at Oakey’s Vinton Chapel with Pastor Troy Mays officiating. Burial will follow at Diamond Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service on Friday at the funeral home.

Arrangements by Oakey’s Funeral Service – Vinton Chapel, Vinton, VA (540) 982-2221.

We will be live-streaming the service for those who cannot attend. Click on the link below to view the service.