E. Karleen Cornett




E. Karleen Cornett, nee Summers, 84, of Swansea, Illinois, born Tuesday, December 20, 1927, in Elgin, TN, died Friday, August 24, 2012 at The Fountains of Shiloh in Shiloh, Illinois.

She was preceded in death by her:

  • Parents: James C. and Lottie nee Young Summers
  • Sister: Beulah Young

Surviving are her:

  • Husband:  Claude E. Cornett of Swansea, IL 
  •  Children:
    • Janet Hearan of Swansea, IL               
    • Garry (Ruth) Cornett of New Athens, IL               
    • Glenn (Elizabeth) Cornett of Marissa, IL
  • Brothers:
    • James Summers of IL               
    • Charles (Helen) Summers of IL               
    • John (RoseMary) Summers of IL               
    • Ronnie (Barb) Summers of IN
  • Sisters:
    • Margie Presley of MO               
    • Peggy Kimmel of CO              
    • Gale Dykes of OH 
    • Pam Schaefer of OH            
    • Lovell Gross of IL 
  • Grandchildren:
    • Scott Hearan of IL              
    • Hollie Cuker of IL              
    • Tracey Kane of MO              
    • Robbie Hearan of IL             
    • Cathy McLaren of MO              
    • Cristy Rosentreter of IL              
    • Cynthia Kennedy of IL              
    • Sarah Scott of IL              
    • Becky Stark of IL              
    • Phillip Cornett of UK

Memorials:  Memorials may be made to Vitas Hospice.

Visitation:  Friends may call from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Monday, August 27, 2012 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Illinois.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 10:30 am Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Pastor Jack Kurrelmeyer officiating.  Interment will follow at Valhalla Gardens of Memory,Belleville, Illinois.

Condolences left for E. Karleen Cornett:

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Karleen. She will be greatly missed.

    Dr. Scott & Debbie Schneider Nixa MO 65714

    I new karleen, when i was young girl and as i got older i just love her she always had a good heart forever one, she was wonderful lady,and will be greatly missed, i will keep all the family in my prayers, Gods blessing to be with the cornett familyat this time.cindy s (Lappin) watkins

    cindy s( Lappin) watkins Tilton ILLINOIS 61833

    I am sister in law to Cor cornett,I will never forget the time Karleen took me and my kids, back to MO. from Danville I loved that woman so much she was like a sister to me.She will be missed very much. My prayers and thoughts go out to her and her family. God Bless you all.

    Ruth Babcock (Lappin) Greenville North carolina 27834

    Use to live acroos the street form her and her parents. What a sweet lady. God has another angel with him now. Watching over us all. Her family is in my thoughts and prayers at this time. I wish I could be there to see you all and give hugs, hopfully my mother Kay will be there for me also. Just thinking about her brings back so many memories. I am so sorry for your loss.

    Brenda (Hudson) Ravenscraft Columbia Missouri 65202

    My thoughts & prayers are with you.

    Becky Kelly Swansea IL 62226