Whitesburg KY

Maxine Back Cornett dies at 84

Maxine Back Cornett, 84, of Red Star, died June 20 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.

She was a daughter of the late Willie J. and Alice Dixon. She was the widow of Pearl B. Back and later married Delmar Cornett, who survives her.

Surviving in addition to her husband are two sons, Jonathan Pearl Back and wife Deborah, and Jerry Clarence Back and wife Anna Gaye, all of Red Star; a daughter, Susanna Sexton and husband Phillip of Red Star; four grandchildren, Heather Anderson, Cody Sexton, Adam Sexton, and Jeremy Back; and two great-grandchildren, Cullen Christopher Sexton and Parker Lane Sexton.

Funeral services were held June 22 at Cedar Grove Old Regular Baptist Church. Burial was in the Pearl Dixon Cemetery at Blackey.

Letcher Funeral Home of Whitesburg had charge of arrangements.

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