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Obituaries For Thursday, August 30, 2012
Updated May 4, 2013 6:51 PM | Filed under: WBIW News
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The following obituaries were received for Thursday -

Nellie Elizabeth Cornett - Williams

Nellie Elizabeth Cornett, 85, of Williams, passed away at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at her home.

Born Mary 1, 1927 in Lawrence County she was the daughter of Henry and Mary (Beasley) Williams. She married Fred Cornett and he preceded her in death on February 18, 2010. She retired as the postmaster at the Williams Post Office and was a member of the Williams First Baptist Church.

Survivors include her children, Randy Cornett and wife Rachel, of Williams, Gaye Chapman, of Bedford, Jan Skeen and husband Tom, of Williams, Marc Cornett, of Bloomington; eight grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; a sister, Linda Sue Whiteman, of Bedford; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and three children in infancy.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 1 in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in the Williams Church of Christ Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, August 31st and from 9 a.m. until the hour of service on Saturday, Sept. 1st at Day & Carter Mortuary.

The family ask that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Nellie at

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