Cornell “Sweeney” Smith

Smith, Cornell Obit(1966 – July 27, 2015)

Cornell “Sweeney” Smith, age 49, passed away Monday, July 27, 2015. He was born to Fidel and Effie Smith in Schurz, Nevada.

Sweeney had a carefree, colorful life. He was a loving father, brother, uncle, son and grandfather.

He is survived by his mother, Effie Smith; children, Dorah, 20, Anthony, 18, Cornell Jr., 17, Derek, 15, Shannon, 28 and Boché, 24; grandchildren, Sophia, Isaiah and Dezeray; and siblings, Julie, Leon, Priscilla, JoAnn, Roberta, Pauline, Lori and Farrell.

He is preceded in death by his father, Fidel Smith, and grandmother, Flora Myers.

Funeral Services

  • Smith, Cornell YFuneral services will be Saturday, August 1, at 4 p.m. in the Spilsbury Mortuary, 110 S. Bluff Street, St. George.
  • To view a webcast of the service go to, type in the event number: 9006, password: 8GMXN

Arrangements have been made under the direction of Spilsbury Mortuary, St. George, 435-673-2454.


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