Cornelia Steele Troublefield died Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, aged 98 years. She was born Dec. 27, 1920, near Mount Holly Church, Rock Hill, to Thomas Fant Steele, Sr., and Blanche Quinn Steele. She married Linwood Cole Troublefield on Nov. 12, 1937. She lived in Rock Hill all her life.
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Cornelia graduated from Rock Hill High School. She loved crocheting, quilting, sewing and crafts of many kinds. She worked as a secretary and bookkeeper at Troublefield Heating and Cooling for many years. She taught Sunday School at Epworth United Methodist Church. Her eight children attended Central Elementary School where she was active in the P.T.A.
Cornelia is survived by seven children: daughters Becky T. Davis (Ronny) and Linda T. Adams, both of Rock Hill; sons Tom (Lila), of University Park, Fla; Bill, Dan, Paul (Geri), and Jeff (Vanessa), of Rock Hill, fourteen grandchildren; Beth Kane (Mike), Ellen Youngblood, Lisa McRae (Mark), Joy Rose (Tom), Julie Sawyer, Kelly Berg (Jeff), Ron Davis (Valerie), Fleta Crocker (Henry), Brandon Troublefield, Brent Troublefield (Amy), Cole Basinger (Lee), Micah Troublefield, Joey Troublefield (Shannon), and Chris Troublefield, eighteen great-grandchildren: Cameron, Connie, Courtney, Max, Matthew, Rachel, Lane, Cole, Sarah Nell, Jordan, Bruce, Natalie, Caleb, Riley, Holden, Alice, Kensley, and Kendall; her sister Mae S. Crocker (Charles); and special friends Linda Warren, Gloria Ransome, and Kathy Mroz.
She was preceded in death by her husband, her daughter Jean Redick Spampinato, her grandchildren Tom “Todd” Long and Gayle Long, her parents, her sisters Frances Steele and Catherine McCallum, and her brother Fant Steele, Jr.
A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, December 6, 2019, at 11:00 A.M. at Epworth United Methodist Church, Rock Hill with the Rev. Irvin Plowden officiating. The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service from 10:00-11:00 A.M.
Memorials may be made to Epworth United Methodist Church, 620 Briarcliff Rd., Rock Hill, SC 29730.
The family thanks Agape Hospice for their care and kindness to their mother.