John J. (June) Cornine, 88, of Marshall Junction, died Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, at his home.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. Visitation will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial with military rites will be in Sunset Gardens Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials may be made to New Salem Baptist Church. Friends may sign the online register book at www.campbell-lewis.com.
Born April 30, 1924, in Pettis County, he was the son of the late John Robert Cornine and Ida Mae Mullins Cornine. On Feb. 6, 1946, he married Hazel Mitchell who survives of the home. He had lived in Pettis and Saline counties his entire life and was a retired farm implement mechanic, having worked at Sedalia Implement Company, and then was self-employed. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, having served in Africa. He was a member of New Salem
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Linda Shedd and her husband, Steve, of rural Marshall, and Judy Lutz and her husband, Frank, of Bear, Del.; two sons, Rick Cornine and his wife, Pam, of Longwood, and Tim Cornine and his wife, Sandy, of Marshall Junction; 12 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; expecting a first great-great-grandchild in January; one brother, Delmar Cornine of rural Houstonia; three sisters, Connie Bellis of Paso Robles, Calif., Lavina Neale of Fayetteville, Ark., and Nancy Darlene Pepper of Columbia; and numerous
nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two great-grandsons; one brother, J R (Jake) Cornine; and three sisters, Lona Courtney, Mabel Walker and Janie Homan.
Additional information provided per family recompense.