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Services held for Odis Cornett




Letcher County native Odis ‘Toby’ Cornett, 80, died March 31 in Tiffin, Ohio.

Born at Crown, he was a son of the late Charlie and Ella Tyree Cornett, and a brother of the late Oscar Cornett and Edith Tyree.

A member of Freewill Baptist Church in Green Springs, Ohio, he was retired from Clyde Whirlpool and enjoyed gardening, bluegrass and gospel music, and playing the banjo.

Surviving are his wife of 58 years, Norma Halcomb Cornett; a son, Tim Cornett and wife Rosie of Melmore, Ohio; two daughters, Jennifer Davis of Tiffin, Ohio, and Denise Welch and husband Jeremy of Lexington; two brothers, Trubie Cornett and wife Dora, and Shelby Cornett and his wife, Anna, all of Whitesburg; five grandchildren, Tim, Joe, Chris, Mindy and Jason; and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held April 4. Burial was in the Fairmont Cemetery.


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