Funeral services for Gladys Irene Huff Cornett, 73, of Judy Branch in Roxana, will be held at 11 a.m. at Letcher Funeral Home in Whitesburg today, March 22. Burial will follow at the family cemetery on Judy Branch.
A daughter of the late Varsh and Cynthia Slone Huff, she died March 19 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. She was also preceded in death by four brothers, Freddie, Carlos, Donald, and Ernie.
She grew up in Knott County and was graduated from Whitesburg High School.
Mrs. Cornett was retired from the Cabinet for Families and Children where she worked as a secretary. She attended church at Forgiven Ministries in Whitesburg and enjoyed her family, traveling with her husband, going to bluegrass festivals, and visiting relatives, friends, and neighbors.
She is survived by her husband of more than 55 years, Ralph Cornett; three sons, Marty Cornett and wife Angie of London, Todd Cornett and wife Pam of Sassafras, and Kenny Cornett and wife Ginger of Blackey; six grandchildren, Amber Murtaugh, Lesley Payne, Cole Cornett, Candice Cornett, Julie Cornett, and Ben Cornett; two great-grandchildren, Sadie Drew Payne and Hadley Murtaugh; an aunt, Vina Slone; and three sisters, Mavis Johnson, Helen Sumner, and Nancy Burchett.
In lieu of flowers donations are suggested to the Shriners.
Letcher Funeral Home of Whitesburg had charge of arrangements.