Whitesburg KY

Grace Cornett succumbs

Grace Cornett, 96, of Dry Fork, died December 31 at the Greg and Noreen Wells Hospice Center in Hazard.

She was the daughter of the late Linville and Bell Roark Cornett.

Surviving are three sons, Gary L. Brown of Dry Fork, Randy Frazier of UZ, and Tony Brown of Blooming Grove, Ind.; four daughters, Janice Sue Whitaker of Dry Fork, Barbara Lou Lawson of Dryden, Va., Marieda Worden of Indiana, and Lois Lykins of Brookeville, Va.; a sister, Maude Pilkington, Gastonia, N.C.; 29 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; 17 great-great-grandchildren; and a great-great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by two children, Sharon Anderson and Terry Brown; seven siblings; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held January 2 at Letcher Funeral Home. Burial was in the Cornett family cemetery at Dry Fork.

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