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Funeral services for Lillie Doris Walton Cornett, 90, of Cullman, will be 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, at Moss Service Funeral Home Chapel, Dr. Edwin Hayes officiating.
Mrs. Cornett died Thursday, Sept. 14. She was born in Sumter County to Lillie Belle Dearman Walton and Robert King Walton Sr.
Mrs. Cornett taught school two years at Fairview High School. She worked 30 years as a librarian at Redstone Scientific Information Center; the library that serves the Army Missile Command and the Marshall Space Flight Center and their contractors.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Dr. Johnnye Ruth Ward and Mary Lou Hughes; and a brother, Robert King Walton Jr.
Survivors include her husband, Henry Hardie Cornett; two sons, James Walton (Sarah) Cornett and Dr. John Hardie (Robin) Cornett; a daughter, Cindy Lu (Lynn) Calhoun; five grandchildren, Evan Marie Cornett, Laura Lynn (Clay) Taber, Joshua Thomas Calhoun, Lillie Walton Cornett and Anna Foret Cornett; and a sister, Annie Laurie Windham.
The family requests in lieu of flowers, donations be made in memory of Doris W. Cornett to Southern Care Hospice, 417 Main Street, Hanceville, AL 35077.
Visitation begins at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
To leave condolences for the family, visit mossservicefh.com.
Moss Service Funeral Home directing.
Published on September 16, 2017
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