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Catherine Cornwell

March 22, 1919 — March 18, 2013

Catherine Janet Cornwell, 93, of Paducah, passed away at 11:19 a.m. Monday, March 18, 2013, at Baptist Health Paducah.

She was born in Ballard County, Ky.

Janet was retired from Lourdes hospital as a central supply tech with 26 years of service. She was a member of Christian Assembly Church in Millstadt, Ill. Janet became a Christian on October 2, 1947.

Janet is survived by her grandchildren, Billy Ray Cornwell Jr. of Paducah and Kathy Ann Fox of Scottsdale, Ariz.; great-grandchildren, Michael Stokley, Charles Henderson, and Nash Cornwell; great-great-granddaughter, Briley Stokley; two nieces, and three nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Othel Cornwell; two sons, James Vernon Cornwell and Billy Ray Cornwell Sr.; three sisters, Lucille Venters, Mary Fundaugh, and Margaret "Margie" Andrews, and one niece. Her parents were Euil Cargill and Jettie Harris Cargill.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with the Rev. David Eli and Rev. Michael Hunt officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.

Friends may call after 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah.

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Read more: The Paducah Sun - Janet Cornwell

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