January 18, 2013
Jackie Douglas Cornett, 53, of Happy, died Tuesday, Jan. 15 in Hazard.
He was a retired coal miner and son of Jackie Cornett and Doris Jean Burgett.
He is survived by his wife, Melissa Cornett; daughters Christy Roper and Casey Dawn Cornett; son Christopher Carl Cornett; sister Jerri Walker; brother Dwayne Cornett; grandchildren Sydney L. Roper, Christopher D. Cornett, and Kayleigh M. Cornett; and a host of family and friends.
Arrangements are being handled by Maggard Mountain View Chapel of Hazard. Visitation will be held at the John C. Combs Arena at Perry Central High School from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 21. Services will follow at 1 p.m. with Rev. Eli Smith and Rev. Bill Scott officiating. Interment will be at Resthaven Cemetery in Jeff.