Pearlie E. Cornett, 92, died January 4 at her home at Gordon.
Born at Turkey Creek to the late Ben A. and Eliza Williams Eldridge, she was the mother of the late Elsie Huff.
She was also preceded in death by seven siblings, Leroy, Gordon, Hargus, Dishman, Berthie, Ethel and Hedie.
She was a member of the Sandhill Baptist Church.
Surviving are 13 children, Allen Cornett, Cody Cornett, Henry Cornett, Martha Coots and Eliza Shepherd, all of Gordon, Owen Cornett of Partridge, Lawrence Cornett of Indiana, Marie Deal of Benham, Hargus Cornett and Maryetta Cornett of Cumberland, Brenda Ray of North Carolina, Millie Quillen of Somerset, and Freda Boggs of Morehead, and 34 grandchildren, 59 greatgrandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held between 6–9 p.m. at the Sandhill Baptist Church at Sandhill January 6. Funeral services will be held at the church at 1 p.m. January 7. Burial will follow in the Henry Cornett Cemetery at Gordon.