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Jim L. Cornett

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August 29, 1929 - August 19, 2018

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Memorial services for Jim L. Cornett, 88, of Seagraves will be at 10 a.m. Friday, August 24 in the First Baptist Church of Seagraves, with the Reverand Dan Reynolds, pastor, officiating. Services will be under the direction of Ratliff Funeral Home in Seagraves. Jim was born to the late Elbert and Mary Mullins Cornett on August 29, 1929 in Plainview. He died on Sunday, August 19 at the Brownfield Regional Medical Center. Jim graduated from Seagraves High School and was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict. He married Jean Reneau on June 7, 1980 in Lovington, New Mexico. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Seagraves and was a member of AA. Jim was preceded in death by two sons - Jimmy Cornett and Bobby Lambert, also a grandchild - Clifton Ochoa and a son-in-law Mikel Vance and sister, Edith Francis.Survivors include his wife Jean of Seagraves, two sons - Jerry Cornett, and wife Tanya of Seminole and Kenny Lambert of Bedford, Texas, four daughters - Denyse Shaver and husband Jimmy of Brownfield, Connie Ochoa and husband Junior of Seagraves, LaJean Van and husband Walt of Lamesa and Deborah Vance of Elephant Butte, New Mexico. The family will receive friends following the memorial service in the Fellowship Hall of FBC Seagraves.