Granville Cornett, age 81, of Jacksboro passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019. He was of the Baptist faith, past master and current treasurer of Stooksbury Masonic Lodge #602 F & AM. He was very active in Campbell County Shrine club as a ” Road Runner” transporting children to the various Shriner’s Hospitals for treatment from Campbell and Claiborne counties, and an avid Kentucky Basketball fan.
Preceded in death by parents, Chester Arthur & Grace Caudill Cornett; sisters, Madeline Knediek, Betty Fletcher, Christine Cornett; brothers, James, Chester, Jr., Sherman & Elmer; sons-in-laws, James Johnson and Mike Orick
Wife: Elizabeth Ann Harper Cornett
Daughters: Sandra Whited, Jacksboro
Sharon Johnson, Hixson, TN
Jennifer Orick, Jacksboro
Grandchildren: Jessica Ditmer, Lance Corporal David Johnson
Amanda Grace Whited
Great-grandchildren: Samuel, Anna Beth, Benjamin Ditmer, Gabriel Johnson
Brothers: William Bryan Cornett, CA, Thomas Cornett, OK,
Curtis Arnold Cornett, KY
Sisters: Edith Ann Olson, FL, Barbara Ellen Gollwitzer, IL, Maime Cornett, CA
Several nieces, nephews, Masonic brothers, and many friends
Family will receive friends 4:00 PM to 6:45 PM Wednesday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home with Masonic Service at 6:45 PM and Funeral to follow at 7:00 PM
Rev. David Hicks officiating
Family and friends will meet 10:15 AM Thursday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home and proceed to Bakers Forge Cemetery for 11 AM Interment
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Campbell County Shrine Club, PO Box 23,
LaFollette, TN 37766
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Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home