Marvin Wayne Cornett age 82, of Dogwood Lane, Lily, Kentucky, formerly of Hiram, Kentucky, passed away on Monday, January 3, 2022 at the Baptist Health Hospital in Corbin, Kentucky. He is survived by a son and two daughters, David Wayne Cornett and wife, Kimberly and Michelle Cornett and fiancé, Steven Fawbush all of London, Kentucky and Melanie Gross and husband, Jamie of Lily, Kentucky; a brother Harold Cornett of Corbin, Kentucky: eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, that were the joy of his life; and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing. He was preceded in death by his sweetheart, Dorothy Jean Coots, whom he married July 15, 1959. He was also preceded in death by his father and mother, Marvin Wayward Cornett and Marvolene Monetta Dixon; two sisters, Iris Ann Cornett and Teri Lynn Jackson; one grandchild and three great grandchildren. He was a warehouse manager for Blue Diamond Mining-Scotia Coal Company and an avid Harlan County family historian. He attended the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Corbin, Kentucky. He will be terribly missed by all.
The family of Marvin Wayne Cornett will receive friends on Monday, January 10, 2022 from 1:00 p.m. until the funeral hour of 3:00 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted in the Laurel Funeral Home chapel with Bishop Mike McLaughlin officiating. Burial will follow in the Pine Hill Cemetery in Corbin, Kentucky.
**THIS OBITUARY WAS WRITTEN AND TYPED BY THE FAMILY.
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