|WOODARD & MAHALA FIELDS CORNETT
Woodard Cornett was born on Linefork, Ky., Jan. 31, 1895 and passed away at his daughter’s Mable
Cornett at Lynch, Ky., April 5, 1973, at the age of 78 years, 3 months and 5 days. He was the son of the late
Jonah and Orlean Fouts Cornett.
Mahala Fields Cornett was born at Cowan, Ky., March 8, 1903 and passed away at her home on Cornett’s
Branch at the age of 71 years, 9 months and 11 days. She was the daughter of the late Lansford and Mary
They were survived by 4 sons: Leroy of Hamilton, Ohio, Cloyce of Lebanon, Indiana, Nemire of Hamilton,
Ohio, and Herbert Ben of Defeated Creek, Ky., 4 daughters: Mable Cornett, Lynch, Ky., Bernice Baker,
Fortsville, Indiana, Mildred Rosenkronza of Dayton, Ohio, and Janice Huff of Lebanon, Indiana.
Woodard had 1 sister, Josie Ingram of Dryfork, Ky., Mahala had 1 brother, robert Fields, Linefork, Ky., 3
sisters: Betty Jane Ratliff, Ind., Tildie Miles, Benham, Ky., and Kathyleen Brown, Madison, Ind. They had 13
grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and a host of relative and friends.
Mahala joined the Ingram’s Creek Old Regular Baptist Church and was baptized Nov., 1952. Woodard
joined the Hurrican Gap Regular Baptist Church and was baptized some time in August, 1943 or 44, was
ordained a minister in April, 1960. They were both faithful members and loved to go out to the house of the
Lord. They both have been sadly missed by all-especially her children and in-laws all love you Poppie and
Written by daughter-in-law
Mary Louise Cornett