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Ezra Cornell Jr.

April 22, 1941 — November 26, 2022

Kansas City, Missouri

Ezra Cornell Jr.

Ezra Cornell Jr., was born April 22, 1941 in Texarkana Arkansas to Ezra Cornell Sr. and Vestilla Sampson. Ezra was educated in the Indiana Independent School District. Ezra worked at Newsomes & Leggs Auto Care and Body Shop in KC MO. Ezra accomplished and operated his own Auto Body Shop. Ezra met and married Judith E. Tarbert, blessed
with her daughter, his stepdaughter, Treva Taylor; Martha Pope, 1 child, Cynthia Lee and Shirley Rose Linwood, no children. Ezra
enjoyed doing puzzles, bowling & gardening, He loved fishing.

Ezra departed this life on November 26, 2022. Judith E. Tarbert, Martha Pope, Vestilla Sampson and Ezra Cornell Sr., preceded him in death. Ezra leaves to cherish his memory, Former Spouse Shirley Rose Linwood (Dallas, Tx); children: Cynthia Lee and Trevor Taylor (Evansville, IN); siblings: Ms. Ollie Marie Robinson (Irving, TX); grandchildren, Jerome Lee, Jeremi Lee, Leroy Anderson and Jaylen Williams, Burton L. Davis, Erica K. Boone, Jerykah T. Taylor; great- grandchildren: Justin Lee, Lisette Davis and Niyay Davis; nephews; cousins, other relatives and friends.

Internment: Private Disposition

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Golden Gate Funeral & Cremation Services LLC

2800 E 18th St, Kansas City, MO 64127

Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday December 6, 2022, visitation will be held from 2 P.M. - 3P.M. with the services beginning at 3 P.M. at Golden Gate Funeral & Cremation Services, LLC 2800 East 18th St., KCMO 64127

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