Cornelius 'Corney' Warren

Cornelius "Corney" Warren

Sep 4, 2013 - Sep 4, 2013
Cornelius “Corney” Warren 70, of Riverton died at Help for Health Hospice Home on Monday, September 2, 2103. A rosary will be held on Wednesday, September 04, 2013 at 7:00 pm at Davis Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 10:00 am at St. Stephens Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Arapaho Catholic Cemetery.

Cornelius Leo Warren was born on January 5, 2013 at Fort Washakie, WY to William Lawrence and Allie (Vanderbilt) Warren. He was given the Indian name “Gentle One”.

He attended school at St. Stephens when he was younger. At an early age he went to live at the Wyoming State Training School in Lander. He left there and moved into the community with Grace House. He eventually moved to Community Entry Services (CES) in Riverton where he lived a number of years before moving to their facility in Jackson Hole, WY. He finally settled in Riverton with the program where he lived and spent time with his friends.

He had various jobs with Community Entry Services, always keeping busy.

He loved to work on crafts, beading, drawing, listening to music (Rock & Roll), dancing, going to Pow Wow’s, sweats, spending time with friends and family, traveling with Richard, going camping, and fishing. One of Corney’s dreams was to go to college and he did attend the college art classes.

He is survived by his sisters, Anita Portwood and Geraldine Brown; his brothers, Nelson and Crawford White, Alonzo and Nelson Moss, John Warren Sr., and Robert “Bob” Warren; his nephews, Raynold “Rastis” Nelson and Ted Thayer; his nieces, Cheryl McLaughlin, Randee Savage, Tina Dixon and Ione Jenkins; his grandchildren, Brett and William Groesback; his guardian and friend, Richard Keene; his family and friends at CES; and numerous other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Alfred Warren, William “Billy” Warren, Hubert Warren Sr., Raymond Warren, Benjamin Warren Sr., and Leonard Warren; his sisters, Barbara Posey, Violet Case, Beverly Hereford, Marguerite Spoonhunter, Victoria SunRhodes, and Edith Ramsdell; Lloyd Jenkins, Winter Rose, Dave Case, Russell Thayer, Juanita Herford, Ivy Haggerty, and Melvin Kiefel.

Services are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home. On-line condolences for the family may be made at www.TheDavisFuneralHome.com.