J R "Jake" Cornine, 83, of rural Hughesville, died Friday, July 2, 2010, at his home.
Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 6, 2010, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall, with William W. Harlow officiating. Visitation was held from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial was in Berea Cemetery in Cooper County. Memorials may be made to Berea Cemetery. Friends may sign the online register book at www.campbell-lewis.com.
Born June 8, 1927, in Pettis County, he was the son of the late John Robert Cornine and Ida Mae Mullins Cornine. On Aug. 4, 1951, he married Betty E. Kreisel, who survives of the home. He had lived in rural Hughesville most of his life and was a retired farmer and stockman. He had served in the U.S. Army, receiving his training at Fort Bragg, N.C. He had been a member of Hughesville Baptist Church since 1955.
Additional survivors include one son, Mike Cornine and wife, Jenny, of rural Hughesville; one daughter, Theresa Patton and husband, Rick, of rural Houstonia; six grandchildren; two great-granddaughters; two step-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; two brothers, John J. Cornine of rural Marshall and Delmar R. Cornine of rural Houstonia; four sisters, Lona Mae Courtney of Oskaloosa, Kan., Connie Frances Bellis of Paso Robles, Calif., Lavinia Ann Neale of Fayette, Ark., and Nancy Darleen Pepper of Columbia; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Janie Homan and Mable Walker.
Additional information provided per family recompense.