2018-04-11 / Obituaries

Services held for Ivan Cornett


IVAN GAY CORNETT IVAN GAY CORNETT Ivan Gay Cornett, 82, of Linefork, died April 5 at Tri City Nursing Home.

A son of the late Edward and Susan Cornett, he was a brother of the late Coolidge Cornett, Kenneth Cornett, and Warren Cornett.

Surviving are three sons, Vernon Gay Cornett of Hallie, Edward Cornett of Pikeville, and Emory Ison; two daughters, Vivian Sheperd of Linefork, and Ruby Maggard of Eolia; two brothers, Lind Cornett of California, and Norman Cornett of Lexington; four sisters, Eula Morgan and Dorthy Henderson, both of Indiana, Dovie Collins of Isom, and Jewell Hauser of New Jersey; four grandchildren, Jimmy Sheperd Jr., Bobby Sheperd, Sara Maggard, and Timothy Maggard; and six great-grandchildren, Keyara Sheperd, Jordan Sheperd, Lindsay Sheperd, Shelby Sheperd, Samuel Sheperd, and Lilly Sheperd.

Funeral services for Mr. Cornett were held April 7 at Letcher Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in the Clover Lick Cemetery at Defeated Creek.

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