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Obituary for Betty Cornett

Betty Mae Cornett, 91, retired Safeway floral manager, passed away on Monday, March 4, 2019 at home. Betty was born on May 9, 1927 in Eldon, Missouri to Dessie and James Pruitt. She married Jacob Harvey Cornett on November 28, 1946. Betty was the most amazing and nurturing mom and grandma anyone could ever have. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey; son, Steve; and daughter, Wanda. She is survived by her son, Robert Cornett (Stephanie); daughter-in-law, Carol Williamson (Jerry); grandchildren, Christy Diffenbaugh (Travis), June Saxton, Regina Turner (Josh), Tasha Newingham (Frank), Tiffany Cornett, and Brandon Shellenberger; great-grandchildren, Cheyenne, Mikaela, Ellie, Travis, Taylor, Taneal, Ian, Isaiah, Isaac, Ashlyn, Josiah, Nickole, Hazel, Everly; and great- great granddaughters, Bailey and Kairi. Visitation 5-7 pm, Thursday, March 7. Funeral: 6 pm, Friday, March 8; both will be held at Smith Family Mortuary - Derby. Memorial contributions may be made to Sharing & Caring Homeless Ministry, c/o Park Place Ministry Center, P.O. Box 75035, Wichita, KS 67275.