Obituary for Donnie Samuel Cornett
Donnie Samuel Cornett, age 73, of Climax Road in McKee, passed away Monday, July 10, 2017 at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center in Richmond.
Donnie was born in Madison County to the late Samuel Harrison and Verga Alice Thomas Cornett. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He enjoyed being outdoors and spending time with his family. He was still an active farmer and a U.S. Army veteran.
He is survived by his wife Virginia Garrett Cornett, two sons Harrison Scott (Lisa) Cornett and Chad Everett (Carolyn) Cornett; two sisters Hazel (Drew) Garrett and Merritta Ann (Lee) Johnson; four grandchildren, Jacklynn Brooke (Ryan) Richardson, Clayton Riley Cornett, Coleston Charles Cornett, and Carson Samuel Cornett; one great granddaughter Adalynn Marie Richardson and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be 1pm, Friday, July 14, 2017 at Lakes Funeral Home with Rev. Greg Lakes officiating. Burial will follow in the Cornett Family Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday evening from 6-9 pm at the funeral home.
Active pallbearers will be Lee Johnson, Wayne Abrams, William “Dock” Jones, Kenneth Holt, Armel Davidson, and Ryan Baker.
Honorary bearers will be Tex Seals, Earl and Carol Seals, Jimmy and Brenda Harris, Joyce Slusher, Vernon and Martha Abney, Larry and Jenifer Gergen, Stan Sizemore, Kenneth Anglin, Rocky and Wanda Chasteen, Irene Clark, Mike and Charlotte Witt, Johnny King and family, Catherine Fisher, George and Shirley Foy, the Inspiration Sunday School Class and the remaining members of West Side Baptist Church.