Earl Bronson Cornett, 70, of Elk Creek, Va., died Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at his home.
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He was born Sept. 23, 1942, at Roanoke, Va., to the late Edward S. Cornett and Mildred Bates Cornett.
Survivors include his wife, Beverly J. Cornett of the home; two sons, Andrew Cornett and David Cornett and wife, Sherry of Elk Creek; two grandsons, Adam Cornett and friend, Jessica Atkins and Aaron Cornett and friend, Cortney Nelson; three sisters, Olivia Billings of Elk Creek, Kathy Hamm and husband, Ronald of Whitetop and Dee Dee Poe of Marion; two brothers, Bennie Cornett and wife, Betty of Marion and Eddie Cornett of Elk Creek and "Pepper."
Funeral service was held Saturday, June 29, 2013, at Lebanon United Methodist Church, Elk Creek, Va. The Rev. Bill Shupe officiated. Interment was in the church cemetery.
Flowers are appreciated or memorial contributions may be made to Elk Creek Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 130, Elk Creek, Va. 24326 or Elk Creek Volunteer Fire Dept., P.O. Box 36, Elk Creek, Va. 24326.
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home, Independence, Va., was in charge of arrangements.
Published in Galax Gazette from July 1 to July 2, 2013