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Lillian (Thompson) Cornett

April 14, 1937 ~ April 17, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old

Lillian (Thompson) Cornett Obituary

Lillian (Thompson) Cornett

SANTA FE – Mrs. Lillian (Thompson) Cornett passed from this life Monday, April 17, 2023.

Born April 14, 1937, Mrs. Cornett raised her family in Santa Fe, TX. She moved to Bryan, TX for 15 years while raising and training horses with the love of her life, Nonie. Returning to Santa Fe in 2011, she lived at Heritage Crossing Apartments serving others by organizing entertainment. Lillian enjoyed crafting, cooking and being with family and friends. While raising her own children, she blessed numerous others who were not so fortunate. She was always continuing her education by studying and teaching as a 4-H leader and in children’s Bible classes. Recently she proudly completed a 3-year course with Faith Bible Institute.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Vera (Stokes) Thompson; husband, Nonie A. Cornett; son, Nonie “Adron” Cornett, II; sister, Mary Lee Thompson Farris; daughters, Noleen Cornett and Nancy Owens; great grandson, Gunner Grimes.

Survivors include her children, Connie Williamson, Bruce Alan “Rusty” Cornett and wife, Dianne, Julie Finley and husband, Tim, Betty Hicks and husband, Wayne, Dana Cornett; brother, Charles “Chuck” Thompson; sisters, Pearl Russo and Janie Thompson; grandchildren, Nonie III, Colby, Olivia, Courtney, Bailey, Taylor, Kristin, Laurin, Ryleigh, Kay, Patricia, Sandra, Sam, Ray, Jay, Kevin and Brentt as well as their spouses; 30 great-grandchildren; 20 great-great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-great-grandchild.

Visitation with the family will be from 2:00-3:00 p.m. with funeral services at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, April 23, 2023, at First Baptist Church of Alta Loma, with Pastor Jake Bigford officiating. Interment will be at Restever Memorial Park Cemetery in Bryan, TX at 12:00 noon on Monday, April 24, 2023.

Memorials in the form of donations may be made in Lillian’s name to First Baptist Church of Alta Loma for Operation Christmas Child. P.O. Box 547, Santa Fe, TX 77510.

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April 23, 2023

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
First Baptist Church of Alta Loma
5400 FM 646 Rd S
Santa Fe, Texas 77510

Funeral Service
April 23, 2023

3:00 PM
First Baptist Church of Alta Loma
5400 FM 646 Rd S
Santa Fe, Texas 77510

Graveside Service
April 24, 2023

12:00 PM
Restever Memorial Park Cemetery
5103 North Texas Avenue
Bryan, TX 77803


First Baptist Church Alta Loma ~ Operation Christmas Child
Post Office Box 547, Santa Fe TX 77510


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