Matt Cornett


     Matt Cornett was born on June 2, 1910 in Letcher
County and passed from this life on Friday, December 10,
2004 at the age of 94 years, 5 months and 18 days.
He was the son of the late Jonah and Dora Long
Cornett and the widower of Susanna Cornett. Survivors
include two children, Ruth Combs and Charlie Roark, both of
Linefork, Kentucky; two daughters-in-law, Sandra Roark and Delana
Cornett; and a host of grandchildren and great grandchildren. Two
sons preceded him in death: Buryl Cornett and Edd Hogg.
     Matt was a native of Letcher County and was a member of the
Defeated Creek Old Regular Baptist Church, Linefork, Kentucky.
He was a husband, papaw and dad. He gave to us all the love he
had. For us there is a sense of loss each and every day. We love him
dearly and miss his loving ways.
     Matt found a friend in God. Now with God, he has found a home.
God’s eternal love he has gained, there will be no more suffering and
pain. No worries of growing old, for he is in Heaven walking the
streets of gold.
     Your loving family..


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