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Roy Cornett dies at 76



Roy Cornett, 76, died May 2.

He was a U. S. Army veteran, retired from Ford Motor Company, and a member of the West Ridge Baptist Church and Ely Masonic Lodge #424.

Mr. Cornett was preceded in death by his first wife of 34 years, Peggy Louise Cornett, and three brothers, Don, David and Bill Cornett.

He is survived by his second wife, Nora Couden- Cornett; four children, Michael Stephen Cornett (Pamela Michelle), Roy Keith Cornett (Lisa Marie), Tanya Lynn Schifler (David Allen) and Timothy Matthew Cornett (Corey McCardle); 10 grandchildren, Kendra Michelle Henson (Derek), Mattie Adele Bell (Paul), Michael Stephen Cornett, Jr., Mary Beth Cornett, Dorothy Renee Griffy (Ben), Elizabeth Anne Carver, Isabella Louise Cornett, Trinity Leann Cornett, Isaac David Schifler, Stephanie Alley (Ryan); seven great-grandchildren, Trey Bell, Ava Nadine Bell, Joseph Edgar, Benjamin Richard, Rylynn Lillian, Hayden Danielle, and Leeland Hunter; and seven siblings, Trallis Hogg (Billy), Jewell Payne, Gertie Kelly (Earl), Kenneth Cornett (Judy), Kyle Cornett, Lonnie LeRoy Cornett, and Evelyn Lofty (David).

Funeral services were held May 5 at the Heady- Hardy Funeral Home, 7710 Dixie Highway, with cremation following.



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