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Betty Jean Cornett, 75, Walton, KY (1943-2019)

Ms. Betty Jean Cornett of Walton, Kentucky, formally of Campbellsville, passed away on Sunday, October 13, 2019. She was 75 years old.

The funeral services for Betty Cornett will be conducted at NoonET on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at Auberry - Gupton & Chandler Funeral Home, 503 East Main St., Campbellsville, KY, with burial to follow in the Brookside Cemetery.

Visitation is requested from 5pmET until 8pmET on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Ms. Betty Jean Cornett of Walton, Kentucky, formally of Campbellsville, was born on December 30, 1943 to the late Charlie Mullins and Aria Capps Mullins in Johnson County, Kentucky and departed this life on Sunday, October 13, 2019.

Betty was dedicated to her family and to her career as an elementary school educator. She raised and nurtured two children, James and Lea-Anne, was a loving caregiver to her mother in her elder years, and proud Grammy to her five grandchildren. Her time as a school teacher was spent primarily in Appalachia. It was a great honor of her life to have the opportunity to empower her students with knowledge.

Ms. Cornett is survived by one son and one daughter: James Cornett and wife Debbie of Lexington, Kentucky and Lea-Anne Strickland and husband Morgan of Walton, Kentucky. Five grandchildren: Joshua Cornett and Matthew Cornett of Lexington, and Aria Strickland, Laurel Strickland and Nora Strickland all of Walton, Kentucky. One brother and one sister: George Mullins and wife Margaret of Cincinnati, Ohio and Marietta Mullins of Elizabethtown. One sister-in-law: Judy Mullins of Campbellsville, Kentucky.

She was preceded in death by her parents Charlie and Aria Mullins, one daughter Elizabeth Cornett, one brother Donald Mullins and one sister Nancy Moore.

Auberry - Gupton & Chandler Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences at

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Betty Jean Cornett, 75, Walton, KY (1943-2019)

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