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Jeffrey S. (Jeff) Cornell, 65, Breeding, KY (1955-2021)

Jeffrey S. "Jeff" Cornell of Breeding passed away on Saturday, December 4, 2021 at TJ Samson Hospital in Glasgow. He was 65 years old.

Funeral services will be held at 10amCT on Saturday, December 11, 2021, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Rev. Robert E. Hoffman officiating. Burial will follow in Chestnut Grove Cemetery, with full military honors presented by V.F.W. Post 6097.

Visitation is requested after 5:30pmCT on Friday.

He was born December 22, 1955, to the late Lawrence Verner and June Etta Dart Cornell. Jeff was a member of Columbia United Methodist Church, a U.S. Air Force veteran having served three tours of duty in the Vietnam War, retired from the Adair County EMS, where he had been an EMT Instructor and a master craftsman.

Survivors include:
  • His wife - Mindy Hopkins Cornell of Breeding
  • One daughter - Cassaundra Cornell-MacKenzie (Jamie) of Breeding
  • Beloved nephew - Tyler Austin Cornell, his wife Bailey and daughter Coralyn of San Diego, CA
  • One brother - Larry Lyndon (Gayle) Cornell of North Carolina
  • One sister - Bonnie Austina (Fred) Cornell-Budelman of North Carolina
  • Two grandchildren - Jace and Colin
Casket Bearers: Roger Cundiff, Jason Upchurch, Lee Powell, Tony Bragg, Chad Wheat, Robin Lewis

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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Jeff Cornell, 65, Breeding, KY (1955-2021)

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