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Taylor Pardue
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Lewis Hicks Cornett, age 73 of Jonesville passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at Elkin Healthcare surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Cornett was born in Grayson Co., VA on March 19, 1940 to the late Straley and Mamie Anderson Cornett.

In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by a sister, Mary Alice Waller.

Mr. Cornett is survived by his loving wife, Barbara Isom Cornett of the home; children, Mary Elizabeth Duplisea of Jonesville, Samuel Robert Cornett of Statesville; brother, George Roger Cornett of Cana, VA; grandchildren, Melissa Howell and husband Nathaniel, Melanie Duplisea, Jennifer Duplisea, Noah Straley Cornett; great-grandchildren, Emma Grace Howell(papa’s Lady Bug), Nathaniel Cole Howell; nieces and nephews, Kaye Holdaway of Fries, VA, Susan Hawks of Cana, VA, Rocky Holdaway of Fries, VA.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00a.m., Friday, April 19, 2013 at The Way of Life Full Gospel Church in Hamptonville with Rev. Jimmy Mahan, Rev. Bobby Prevette, and Pastor Tony Goins officiating. Burial will follow the service in the church cemetery with Military Honors presented by Yadkin VFW Post 10346. The family will receive friends from 7:00-9:00p.m. on Thursday April 18, 2013 at Johnson Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be made at www.johnson-funeral.com

Johnson Funeral Home is serving the Cornett family.

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