Cody Glenn Cornell, born April 13, 1992, in Brownwood, to Ronald George Cornell Jr. and Jennifer Diane (Pope) Cornell. Cody passed away at the age of 25 on Wednesday, March 14, 2018.
Cody grew up in Brownwood where he attended and graduated from Brownwood High School. After graduation he attended Tarleton State University, deciding to suspend classes, while supporting Shelby in their goal of becoming a Physical Therapist. Cody and Shelby met in third grade and married June 29, 2013, at his parents’ home in Blanket.
Cody had many interest and enjoyed life in a most focused yet fun and laid back manner, never letting any one moment or event damper his faith and outlook on life. Cody is a beloved son, devoted brother, committed husband and superb father, who kept all smiling.
Cody is survived by his wife, Shelby and son, Lincoln George; parents, Ronald and Jennifer Cornell; twin brother, Cameron; sister, Rhionna; grandparents, Donald Pope of Cross Plains, Sandra and Bo Barr of May; numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.
A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 24 at First United Methodist Church of Brownwood with Reverend Howard Martin officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Heartland Funeral Home will oversee arrangements.