Family: Cornett, John Edward / Sackett, Vera Evelyn (F16961)

m. 2 May 1946


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  • Cornett, John EdwardFather | Male
    Cornett, John Edward

    Born  25 Sep 1923  Three Sands, Kay County, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  16 Nov 2010   
    Buried    Resthaven Memorial Park, Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  2 May 1946  [1]  LeFors, Gray, Texas, USA  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Cornett, ___ | F16964 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Bowman, Bessie Arena | F16964 Group Sheet 

    Sackett, Vera EvelynMother | Female
    Sackett, Vera Evelyn

    Born  5 Jul 1923  Pampa, Gray County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  4 May 2003  Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Resthaven Memorial Park, Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Sackett, James Daniel | F16957 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Murdy, Myrtle Vera | F16957 Group Sheet 

    Cornett, Jacqueline KayChild 1 | Female
    Cornett, Jacqueline Kay

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    Died  1949   
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    LivingChild 2 | Female
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    Spouse  Living | F16962 
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    1. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 3), 16 Nov 2017.
      Find A Grave Memorial# 61799460
      https://old.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=61799460

      John Edward Cornett
      Birth: Sep. 25, 1923
      Death: Nov. 16, 2010

      Services for John E. Cornett, 87, of Lubbock will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Nov 19, 2010 in Resthaven's Abbey Chapel. Interment will follow at Resthaven. Mr. Cornett passed away on Tuesday, Nov 16th.

      John was born on Sept 25, 1923 in Three Sands, Oklahoma. He graduated from Pampa High School and served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He married Vera Sackett on May 2, 1946 in LeFors, TX. She preceded him in death on May 4, 2003. He retired as a senior administrator with Exxon Oil in 1981. He was a Baptist and a Mason.

      He was preceded in death by a daughter, Jacqueline Kay in 1949; his parents, John and Bessie Prichard; a brother, Jim Cornett and sister, Edna Call; a grandson, Dr. Ronnie Lee Jackson.

      Survivors include a daughter, Johnnye Sue Herald of Lubbock; one son, Bo Cornett, and wife Sherri, of Lubbock; one sister, Alma Teeters of Edmond, Oklahoma; three grandchildren, Brenda Herald Rowan of Olton, Tiffany and husband Jason Weddel of Lantana, TX and Mike Herald of Lubbock; five great-grandchildren, Ashlee Jackson, Zach Rowan, Campbell, Henley and Charlie Weddel; and his faithful boxer, "Dutchess".


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      Parents:
      Bessie Arena Bowman Prichard (1900 - 1976)

      Spouse:
      Vera Evelyn Sackett Cornett (1923 - 2003)

      Burial:
      Resthaven Memorial Park
      Lubbock
      Lubbock County
      Texas, USA

      Created by: Carolyn Mackey-Byrum
      Record added: Nov 18, 2010
      Find A Grave Memorial# 61799460

      Researched by Ted Smith


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