Published: February 24, 2013
Ethelene Cordell, 77, formerly of Newport, died Thursday. Survivors: daughters, Gail Williams and Melvonia Ahart; sons, and Mark Cordell; 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. A family gathering and visitation: Monday, 6-8 p.m. at Iron Mountain Depot. Funeral: 2 p.m. Tuesday, Free Will Baptist Church. Interment: Watson Cemetery. Arrangements: Jackson's Newport Funeral Home. www.jacksonsfh.com.