Clarice L. Cornett
Clarice L. Cornett, age 97, died Thursday afternoon, December 1, 2011, at Lone Tree Retirement Center, Meade, Kansas,
She was born November 8, 1914, in rural Meade County, Kansas, the daughter of Harry M. and Eva M. Wiley Coon. She was a lifetime resident of rural Meade County, moving into town in 1997, she was a homemaker
She was a member of the United Methodist Church, Meade, and the Logan Township Ladies Aide. She enjoyed quilting, being outdoors, gardening, raising roses, and spending time with family and friends.
On November 8, 1932, she married Thomas P. “Tommy” Cornett at Liberal, Kansas. He passed away on December 14, 1997.
She is survived by: Two daughters, Carol Cockrell of Fredericksburg, Texas and Carmen Welch and husband Jim of Meade, Kansas; Ten grandchildren, Several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband; parents; an infant brother, Laurence Coons; and a son-in-law Ted Cockrell.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at the United Methodist Church, Meade, with the Reverend Susan Greene presiding. Interment followed in the Graceland Cemetery, Meade.
The family would welcome memorials to the Lone Tree Aviary Project, the United Methodist Church, or the charity of the donor’s choice in care of the funeral home.
Personal condolences may be given to the family at www.fidlerormebachmanmortuary.com