Maj. Jack Cornelison HUNTSVILLE Maj. Jack Coleman Cornelison, Retired United States Army, 90, went to be with the Lord on Wednesd, Aug. 1, 2012.He was born on June 29, 1922 at Garfield Memorial Hospital, Washington, D.C. He was the son of George Leonard Davis and Ethel Kirkpatrick.At the age of 3 his parents moved from Washington back to Chattanooga, their hometown. His mother remarried in 1929 to Roy Coleman Cornelison who adopted Jack. He graduated from Central High School, Chattanooga in 1940.Jack entered the Army in 1942. He married Mary Katherine Durham in 1943. Jack commanded numerous jobs of Army organizations in Europe, Korea, Japan, and the United States. He retired from active duty in 1963 and began a career in Civil Service. He retired from Civil Service in 1990 at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville.Jack taught tennis for almost 30 years. He was a Mason for 50 years and a Shriner for 32 years. Jack was formerly a member of First Baptist Church of Perrine, Florida, where he served as a deacon and sang in the choir for almost 20 years. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Huntsville.Jack is survived by his wife of 69 years, Mary Katherine; two daughters, Ann Brinkman (Daryl) of Huntsville, and Pamela Dion (Edward) of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; one son, Jack Michael (Pam), of Fairburn, Ga.; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.Jack was loved and adored by his family and all who knew him.A memorial service will be held on Monday, Aug. 6, at 10 am in the chapel of Spry Funeral Home of Huntsville with the family receiving friends on that day from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m.Burial will follow in Chattanooga National Cemetery.