Whitesburg KY

Haywood Cornett dies at 65

Haywood Cornett, 65, of Linefork, died May 1 at Tri Cities Nursing Home in Cumberland

A son of Reo Halcomb Cornett of Linefork and the late Jason Cornett, he was a brother of the late Major Cornett and Ada Cornett.

Surviving in addition to his mother are five brothers, Arthur Bee Cornett of Gordon, Emory Cornett and Jason Cornett Jr., both of Butlerville, Ind., and Roy Cornett and Timothy Cornett, both of Linefork; four sisters, Priscilla Boggs and Nervesta Boggs, both of Cowan, and Vivian Combs and Gracie Halcomb, both of Linefork; and a childhood friend, Jackie Cornett Bowers of Watauga, Tex.

Funeral services for Mr. Cornett were held May 5 at Hurricane Gap Church. Burial was in the Cornett Cemetery at Linefork.

Letcher Funeral Home of Whitesburg had charge of arrangements.

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