Maxine C. Cornwell Luse, 90

Maxine C. Cornwell Luse, 90


Mrs. Maxine C. Cornwell Luse age 90 of Bloomington, formerly of Livonia, passed away Wednesday, October 21 at IU Hospice House in Bloomington.

Mrs. Luse was born January 18, 1925 in New Albany, Indiana the daughter of Vance and Cossie Gardner Jones. She was a homemaker and a former employee of Miller’s Dress Shop, Paris Style, Marquand’s Manner and Little Twirl. She was a member of Livonia Presbyterian Church and Phi Beta Psi. She attended Agape Ministries with her husband, Murril Luse and then Sherwood Oaks Christian Church when she moved to Bloomington.

Maxine was preceded in death by her husband: Lowell “Dagon” Cornwell on April 21, 1998. She then married Murril Luse on January 4, 2000 and he preceded her in death on November 5, 2009. She was also preceded in death by her son: Mark Cornwell, brother: Bobby Jones, sister: Alice Domi and her parents.

She is survived by a son: Denny Cornwell (Melba) of Bloomington, two daughters: Sheila Brewer (Ivan) of Bloomington and Jana Hawkins (Allen) of Centerville, 9 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Monday at 11:30AM at Livonia Presbyterian Church. Burial will follow in Livonia Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 9:30-time of service at the church.

In lieu of flowers donation may be made to: IU Hospice House or Livonia Presbyterian Church.