Madge Moody Cornett (2018-11-02 15:05:13)

Madge Moody Cornett, age 97, of John Cornett Road, Vilas, the Bethel community, passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at her home.

Born September 17, 1921 in Watauga County, she was a daughter of Charlie and Letha Norris Moody. Mrs. Cornett was the last living charter member of Mountain Dale Baptist Church. Madge loved her family beyond measure. All her children and grandchildren have quilts and hooked rugs that she lovingly designed and made for each of them. Many of her homemade quilts have been sent to people all over the country. She was always willing to discuss her favorite team, the Atlanta Braves with anyone who would listen.
Mrs. Cornett is survived by her sons, William Eddie Cornett Sr. and wife, Jane, and Darrell Cornett and wife, Judy, all of Vilas; sister, Bertha Moody of Vilas; seven grandchildren, Julie Cornett of Vilas, William Cornett, Jr. of Wilmington, Margie Clark and husband, Roy and Rachel Robbins and husband, Cotton, all of Lenoir, Jason Cornett and wife, Brandy, of Vilas, Dwayne Cornett and wife, Kayla of Foscoe and Jamie Beaver of Lenoir; eleven great-grandchildren, including Kaycee Gore and Dustin Schouse who both cared for Mrs. Cornett in her home; and eleven great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Edgar Cornett and a daughter, Barbara Clark.
Funeral services for Madge Moody Cornett will be conducted Friday afternoon, November 2, 2018, at 3 oclock at the Mountain Dale Baptist Church, officiated by Pastor Eric Cornett and Rev. Jason Cornett. The family will receive friends Friday from 2 until 3 oclock, prior to services, at the church. Graveside services and burial will follow in the Mountain Dale Baptist Church Cemetery.
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Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Cornett family.