We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Willis Funeral Service
Cornelius Alexander Kennard was born May 26, 1976, to the late Cornelius and Cynthia Kennard, in Batesville, AR. He confessed hope in Christ at an early age at Bethel AME Church, Batesville, Arkansas. He was a very active preacher, trustee, and delegate to the 12th Episcopal District annual conference. He was a student, studying at Shorter College.
Cornelius transitioned peacefully on Tuesday morning, September 6, 2022. He is preceded in death by his mother and father, two sisters, and two brothers.
Cherishing his life and memories are his wife, Nicole Denise Kennard; his children, Tyreke, Abraham, Alexis, and Cynnamon; his step daughter, Jada; his aunt, Marilyn Sanders (Leroy); and a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.
Services are entrusted to Willis Funeral Service of Batesville, AR. There will be a visitation, Saturday, September 17, 2022 at 11 AM followed by a funeral service at 12 PM (Noon), both at Willis Funeral Service Chapel in Batesville, AR. Interment will follow at Sweet Home Cemetery in Lacrosse, AR (Melbourne, AR). In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made towards Mr. Kennard’s final expenses at Willis Funeral Service.
Those who trust in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles. They will run and not grow weary. They will walk and not faint.