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Fostina Ruth Addington Cornett, 78, of 262 Cedar Avenue,
Gate City VA, entered into rest on Sunday, December 27,
2009, with family by her side, at Indian Path Medical
Center, Kingsport, Sullivan Co TN.
She was born on June 15, 1931, in St. Charles, VA, eldest
of five children born to Wilford Cromwell and Kila Collins
She spent most of her life in Gate City. She graduated
from Shoemaker High School in 1948. She was a homemaker
and kept children in her home for several years. Her
life's passions included family, friends, cooking, and
She was preceded in death by her parents; and one sister,
Frances Ann Addington.
Survivors include her husband of 61 years, Harold Henson
Cornett; two daughters, Janet Davidson and husband Ron,
Jacksonville, FL; Jolene Lambert and husband Barry,
Jonesville, VA; two sons, Harold Cornett, Jr. and wife
Linda, Kingsport, TN; David Cornett and wife Donna, Big
Stone Gap, VA; four grandchildren, Josh Davidson and wife
Day, Wichita, KS; Michael Davidson and wife Amy, Wichita,
KS; Brianne Falin and husband, Clayton, Kingsport, TN;
Amanda Lambert, Jonesville, VA; two great-grandchildren,
Austin Connell, Wichita KS; Ethan Falin, Kingsport, TN;
three siblings, Wanda Johnson, Kingsport, TN, Jim
Addington, Manassas, VA, and Tom Addington, Powell, TN; a
host of special nieces and nephews; and several extended
family members that grew up at Tina's House.
Calling hours will be from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Wednesday,
December 30, 2009, at Gate City Funeral Home.
Services will be conducted at 1 p.m., in the Gene Falin
Memorial Chapel of the funeral home with M. A. Lunsford.
Eulogy will be given by son, Harold Cornett, Jr., and
nephew, Greg Cornett, will provide special music.
Grandsons, nephews and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Burial will follow the service at Oak Hill Cemetery,
Kingsport, Sullivan Co TN.
Gate City Funeral Home is serving the family of Mrs. Cornett.