Elmer Cornett

Obituary of Elmer Dean Cornett

Elmer Dean Cornett, age 73, of Roby Cornett Rd., Vilas, passed away November 30, 2021 at his home. Born June 22, 1948 in Watauga County, he was a son of Homer Ray and Mildred Stevens Cornett. Mr. Cornett was of the Baptist faith. He served in the US Marine Corps and was employed as a carpenter. Dean enjoyed game hunting and roaming the mountains searching for ginseng. Mr. Cornett is survived by his daughter, Karen Dawn Scott and husband, Marcus, and three grandchildren, Ava Aldridge, Andrew Jack Scott and Andrea Scott, all of Pine Flats, Tennessee; brother, Dale Cornett and wife, Brenda, of Boone; and sister, Gail Beasley and husband, Kenneth, of Lexington. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Orville Cornett. Services for Dean Cornett will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family appreciates memorial donations to Austin & Barnes Funeral Home to assist with expenses. Online condolences may be shared at austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Cornett family.
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