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Jerry Cornwell

November 11, 1946 — March 8, 2021

Paducah

Jerry D. Cornwell, age 74 of Paducah passed away at 7:30 a.m. Monday, March 8, 2021 at Baptist Health Paducah. Jerry was of the Baptist faith and a retired Landscaper. He formerly worked on the river, loved to garden, fish and was an avid artist, loving to draw. He was a fan of the St. Louis Cardinals and University of Kentucky Basketball.

Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Sallie Sains Cornwell; one daughter, Laurie Cornwell, Paducah, KY; two sons, Roland Cornwell, Paducah and Jerren (Tiffany) Brokaw, Colorado Springs, CO ; one sister, Mildred Cox, Paducah; one brother, William Cornwell, Michigan; six grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Preceding in death were parents, Henry Jack Cornwell & Jeanetta Gray Cornwell; three sisters, Elsie Campbell, Imogene Charlton, Claudine Smith; seven brothers, Artel, James, Paul, Alton, Billy, June, Henry Cornwell.

Services will be held Friday, March 12, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at the Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with Rev. Rocky Hill officiating. Burial will be held at Monday, March 15, 2021
at 10:00 a.m. at Maplelawn Park Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Friday, March 12, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. until service time of 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Arrangements made by Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, March 12, 2021

11:00am - 1:00pm (Eastern time)

Milner & Orr Funeral Home

120 Memorial Dr, Paducah, KY 42001

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Funeral Service

Friday, March 12, 2021

Starts at 1:00pm (Eastern time)

Milner & Orr Funeral Home

120 Memorial Dr, Paducah, KY 42001

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Interment

Monday, March 15, 2021

Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)

Maplelawn Park Cemetery, Paducah

KY

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