Born 7-2-1938 -- Died 11-28-2004
Theda Mae Cornish, 66, of Batesville, died Nov. 28, 2004, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born July 2, 1938, at Batesville to William Everett and Effie Annamary (Haigwood) Barnett. She was a homemaker and a member of the Faith Tabernacle Church of Christ.
Survivors include her husband, J.C. Cornish of the home; four sons -- Jeff Cornish of Sidney, Kevin Cornish of Cave City, Darin Cornish and Chris Cornish both of Batesville; one daughter, Kathy Briley of Batesville; five brothers -- Coy Barnett, Gene Barnett and Jerry Barnett all of Batesville, Roy Barnett of Harrisburg, and Charles Barnett of Mount Pleasant; one sister, Stella Ballard of Manilla; two grandsons -- Jason Briley of Sidney and Shannon Briley of Batesville; one granddaughter, Tabithia Cornish of Batesville; one great-grandson, Jacob Briley of Sidney; five step grandsons -- Vaughn Case, Tommy Staggs, Christopher Staggs and Todd Smith, all of Batesville, and Bo Hallmark of Sidney; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Carl Barnett.
Funeral services were Dec. 1 at Qualls Batesville Funeral Service Chapel with Gaylon England and Charles Barnett officiating. Burial followed in Lee's Chapel Cemetery located at Sandtown with arrangements under the direction of the Qualls Batesville Funeral Service of Batesville.
Pallbearers were Jason Briley, Shannon Briley, David Miller, Chuck Thompson, Vaughan Case and Lawrence Mullens.
Honorary pallbearers were Tommy Staggs, William Mullens and Kenny Cook.