Cornelia “Corky” Walker Elgin

Cornelia “Corky” Walker Elgin, 91, of Ridgeway, Virginia passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2020, at Landmark Center, Stuart, Virginia.  She was born June 21, 1929 in Patrick County, Virginia to the late Frank Dewey Walker, Sr., and Ruth West Walker.  She retired from Dupont with 36 years of service.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James William “Bill” Elgin, Sr.; son, James “Jimmy” William Elgin, Jr,; sister, Elaine Walker Clark; brothers, Frank Walker, Jr., and Joseph Camden Walker.

Ms. Elgin is survived by her daughter Terri Elgin Nelson (Thomas); daughter-in-law, Faye P. Elgin; grandchildren, Alexander Elgin (Stephanie), Matthew Wade Nelson (Ambi); and three great-grandchildren, Sophie Elgin, Audrey Elgin, and Declan Nelson.

There will be a graveside service Monday, August 31, 2020, at 2:00 P. M. at Roselawn Burial Park with Danny Gilley and Dwayne Trout officiating.  There will be a floating visitation on Sunday, August 30, 2020, from 1:00 P. M. to 5:00 P. M., at Wright Funeral Service Chapel.

Wright Funeral Service & Crematory is serving the family.  Online condolences may be made at

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