Bettie Cornette

Graveside services for Bettie Workman Cornette, 78, Frankfort (formerly of Madisonville) will be held Monday, October 29, at 10:30 a.m. CST at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Madisonville, KY. Visitation will be held Thursday evening 5:00-7:00 p.m. at LeCompte-Johnson-Taylor Funeral Home.

Bettie died Tuesday at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington after a brief illness. She was born Feb 2, 1934, in Madisonville to Sallie Kirkpatrick Stevens and William Workman.

She was a Telephone Pioneer and retired after 30 years with AT&T.

An avid genealogist, she traced her family back to Scotland where she later visited. She enjoyed her many friends and neighbors of Gulfshores in Long Boat Key, FL, where she spent her winters. She is a member of First Baptist Church, Madisonville.

In addition to her mother, survivors include her daughter, Sallie Cornette Bolton (Steve) and grandson, Will Bolton.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Cornette; stepfather, Percy Stevens; brother, Billy Workman and sister Alice LeGrand.

Memorial contribution may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, 1900 Richmond Road, Lexington, KY 40502. Guestbook @ljtfuneralhome.com.

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  • Sallie, I just found out about your mom and I am so sorry to hear this sad news. I love you and will keep you in my prayers! Marianne

  • We love ya, Sallie. So sorry to hear of your loss. Pete and Debi