Cornell J. Cypress Sr.

Published 9:25 am Tuesday, October 23, 2012

IVOR—Cornell J. Cypress Sr., 75, of General Mahone Boulevard, Ivor, died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, at Sentara Obici Hospital in Suffolk.

A funeral was held Monday at Gilfield Baptist Church, Ivor. Burial was at Davis-Johnson Family Cemetery.

An Ivor native, Mr. Cypress retired from the Town of Wakefield as a maintenance supervisor.

He is survived by a daughter, Cynara Cypress of Wakefield; son Cornell Cypress Jr. of Atlanta; and sisters Pamela McDonald, Denise Gray of Norfolk, Carole Cypress of District Heights, Md., Dorothy Cypress Jackson of Natchitoches, La., and Ida Cypress Lee of Los Angeles.

Crocker Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.