Evelyn Cornett

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Evelyn J. Cornett
DISPUTANTA—Evelyn Jeanett Cornett, 69, died Oct. 3, 2009, at Southside Regional Medical Center in Petersburg.
Born April 24, 1940 in Isle of Wight County, she was the widow of Russell Louis Cornett.
She was also predeceased by a brother, Frank Jones.
Mrs. Cornett was a member of the Waverly Baptist Church.
She was a homemaker and avid gardener and took great pride in her family and cooking for her “kids.”
Survivors include her daughter, Evelyn C. Ford of Matoaca and her life companion, Carl Scott, of Waverly; her mother, Mary V. Jones of Waverly; a granddaughter, Hannah Ford; three stepchildren, Chris Scott, Kevin Scott and Kathy Torrence; four step-grandchildren, Joshua and Justin Scott and Caleb and Abram Torrence; a sister, Judy Dunlow; a brother, Bob Jones; and a special niece, Tammy Williams.
A funeral service was held Monday at Purviance Chapel, J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home, Wakefield, with Brother Temple Holdsworth officiating.
Burial followed in Waverly Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Waverly Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box, 583, Waverly, VA 23890.
Purviance Chapel, J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home, Wakefield, assisted the family with arrangements.
Condolences may be posted at www.jtmorriss.com.