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Obituary: Dellre Cornett, Columbus

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Dellre Cornett, 84, of Columbus, died at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, May 29, 2014, at Columbus Regional Hospital.

She was born in Hazard, Kentucky, January 9, 1930, the daughter of Linz and Julie Ison Griffie.

Mrs. Cornett was a longtime employee of the former Yarco in Columbus and was a homemaker.

She is survived by a son, Ron Cornett of Hope, Indiana; daughters, Betty Sue Begley of Columbus, Linda C. Cornett of Prestonsburg, Kentucky, Barbara K. Caudill of Hazard, Kentucky, and Debra (Donald R.) Hoover of Columbus; nine grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; five brothers; two sisters; a son, Robbie Dale Cornett; and a grandson.

Funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at Myers-Reed Chapel on 25th Street with the Rev. Allen Henderson officiating. Calling will be from 11 a.m. until service time Monday. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery.

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