Geneva Cornett Lanigan

Published 9:40 am Friday, April 28, 2017

Geneva Cornett Lanigan


Geneva Cornett Lanigan, 66, of Brooksville, FL (formerly of Lincoln County, KY) passed away April 25, 2017, at HPH Hospice Care Center in Brooksville, FL. Born October 9, 1950, in Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Glen and Maymie Godby Cornett. She was a member of the Baptist faith.

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She is survived by her husband, William E. Cornett of Brooksville, FL; three daughters, Margaret H. Tarver of Spring Hill, FL, Daytonia E. Cornett of Brooksville, FL, and Danielle L. Johnston (Jesse) of Hurst, TX; one son, Danny Lee Lanigan, Jr. of Brooksville, FL; a step son, Kevin M. Decker of Charlotte, NC; four brothers, Charles Cornett, Earl Cornett, Glenwood Cornett, and Jerry Cornett; five sisters, Alice Foley, Linda Coleman, Brenda Coleman, Mary Ann Padgett, and Helen Ryan all of Kings Mountain, KY; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother; Eulain Cornett, and one sister; Anna Cornett.

A graveside service will be held on Friday, April 28, 2017, at Double Springs Cemetery in Waynesburg, KY at 3:45 p.m. with Rev. Vola Brown officiating and interment will follow. Spurlin Funeral Home, Stanford is in charge of the arrangements.