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Cornelia "Corless" Horne Goode

July 30, 1945 ~ October 18, 2018 (age 73)
Cornelia (Corless) Horne Goode age 73 of Rutherfordton began her eternal life October 18, 2018.

Corless was a woman of faith and held family first in her heart.

Cherishing her memory are husband of 55 years Michael H. Goode; son Brian Goode and wife Candie, and children Emalee and Hayden, of Mt. Pleasant, SC; daughter Michelle Goode Mattox and children Mayce and Molly, of Rutherfordton, NC; son Matthew Goode and wife Jessica, and children Piper, Whitney, and Maxwell, of Raleigh, NC.
Corless was preceded in death by her farther; Walter Horne, and mother Margie Edwards Horne, brother; Jackie Horne, sister; Gloria Stewart, and brother; Ricky Horne.
Cherishing Corless' memory are a host of loved ones and friends who gave her love, hope, and comfort during her courageous battle against pancreatic cancer for the past three years.

Corless was a 1963 graduate of R-S Central High School, 1981 recipient of Junior Scholastic Award from Gardner Webb University, 1982 Summa Cum Laude graduate of Gardner Webb University, and inducted into the Gallery of Distinguished Graduates at Gardner Webb University.
Corless taught school in the Rutherford County School system for twenty five years concentrating in the areas of math, english, and science.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Saturday, October 20, 2018 at McMahan's Funeral Home. The graveside service will be at Southern Baptist Church Cemetery at 2:00 PM, Sunday, October 21, 2018 with Reverend John Perry officiating. Interment will be at Southern Baptist Church Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network at 1500 Rosecrans Ave. Suite 200 Manhattan, CA 90266 or to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills at P.O. Box 336 Forest City, NC 28043. Online guest register at McMahan's Funeral Home & Cremation Services in charge of arrangements.

Cemetery Details

Southern Baptist Church Cemetery
140 Church St.
Rutherfordton, NC, 28139


OCT 20. 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

McMahan's Funeral Home & Cremation Services

249 South Main St.

Rutherfordton, NC, 28139

Graveside Service

OCT 21. 2:00 PM

Southern Baptist Church Cemetery

140 Church St.

Rutherfordton, NC, 28139

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