Simon Moses "Mosey" Cornell, lifetime resident of Ponca City, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday March 17, 2021. He was 74 years old.
Simon was born September 1, 1947 in Pawnee, Oklahoma. He was the son of Vivian Horse Chief Eagle Cornell and George Cornell. Mosey graduated from Ponca City Highschool and later married Roxanna Roughface Cornell March 10, 1997. After collage he joined the Army and was honorably discharged following 11 years of service. When he came home to his family, he immersed himself into living life to the fullest. He loved spending time with his family, raising his sons, and helping with his grandchildren brought him joy. He really enjoyed playing pool with his wife and sons, and also loved playing bingo darts, and chess, and collecting ceramic horses.
Simon is survived by his sons and daughter in law, Carl (C. J.) Cornell, Jeff Hernandez, Leon and Emily Hernandez, his brother Michael Cornell and longtime friend Preston Walkingsky. Also mourning his passing are grandchildren Christianna Hernandez and husband Robert Dowell, Leon Hernandez, Annabella Hernandez, Thomas Hernandez, Jeffery Hernandez, Josephine Hernandez, Monica Hernandez, Vinola Hernandez, Malachi Hernandez, Michael Hernandez, and Florence Hernandez, as well as his great grandchildren Ranah Dowell, Jeremiah Dowell, and Sapphire Dowell. He will also be missed by many-many nieces, nephews and friends. Services will be held Friday, March 19, 2021 at the Tonkawa Tribal Gym with internment to follow at the Ponca Tribal Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at www.gracememorialchapel.net
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