May 23, 1938 ~ January 9, 2022

Born in: Butler County, KY
Resided in: Caneyville, KY

Cora Mae Cardwell, age 83 of Caneyville, passed away Sunday, January 8th 2022 at the Medical Center at Bowling Green. Cora was born May 23rd 1938 in Butler County to the late William & Myrtle Wilson. She loved the outdoor life, hunting, fishing, and raising a garden. But most of all she loved her family.

She leaves behind a son, Avery Flener, his wife Carla; a sister, Phyllis Gumm, her husband, Ed; and a son-in-law, Phillip Taylor. She also leaves behind her three grandsons, Kevin Taylor (Emily), Brent Taylor (Kayla), & Jeremy Flener (Beth); one granddaughter, Sarah Newton (Jessi); eleven great grand kids; several nieces & one nephew; and two special men she thought of as sons, Billy Taylor & Walt Kaelin.

Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Avery Flener & Theron Cardwell; her daughter, Patty Taylor; one son, Owen Flener; one grandson, Adam Flener; three brothers and one sister.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Thursday (Jan. 13th) at the Caneyville Memorial Chapel. She will be laid to rest in the New Hope Cemetery in Butler County. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until service time on Thursday at the funeral home.

Caneyville Memorial Chapel is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Cardwell. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Cora Cardwell and sign her virtual guestbook below.


Visitation: January 13, 2022 10:00 am - January 13, 2022 1:00 pm

Caneyville Memorial Chapel
201 East Maple Street P.O. Box 62
Caneyville, KY 42721

Funeral: January 13, 2022 1:00 pm

Caneyville Memorial Chapel
201 East Maple Street P.O. Box 62
Caneyville, KY 42721

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  1. Cora was a fighter. Took care of her many times when I was working. She always had a positive attitude.

  2. She was a dear lady. Loved talking to her. She made Shane and I sling shots when he was much younger. So thoughtful.

  3. A wonderful lady I’m proud to say I was her pastor for many years you’re going to be missed but you’re time on earth you touched a lot of people

  4. I will for sure miss Aunt Cora. She has always been there for me when no one else was. She has always helped me more than anyone will ever know. Prayers for everyone. Love alk of u..

  5. My Friend…Cora Mae, Where do I begin… She was a person that was like a no other😇 So Thankful for the countless memories that I have of her.She loved Unconditionally and with her Heart. I can’t grieve because she was fortunate to live st home just the way she wanted to.Faith of a mustard seed…out lived …one grandson but two husbands and two children. Her Faith remained Strong and Now chest Peace fully resting in her Eternal home.Love and Prayers to Each one❤🙏🏼

  6. I need to EDIT my post…..(She out lived two husbands..two children.. one grandson but her Faith remained Strong and now she is Peacefully resting in her Eternal home.

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