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James "Jim" Cornwell

Birth date: October 31, 1928
Death date: July 5, 2011


Mr. James “Jim” Cornwell, age 82 of Franklin, KY., entered into rest Tuesday, July 5, 2011  at 11:00 P. M. at the Medco Nursing Home in Franklin, KY.

A native of Simpson Co., KY., he was the son of the late Henry Cornwell and the late Velma Rutherford Cornwell.  He was preceded in death by a sister Margaret Eubanks and a brother Marshall Cornwell.

He is survived by his wife Nell Cornwell of Franklin, KY.;   2 sons:  Bobby Cornwell and wife Sandra of Franklin, KY. and Jimmy Cornwell of Ledbetter, KY.;  a sister Betty Bush of Franklin, KY.;  6 grandchildren:  Michael Cornwell, Stephanie Cornwell, Candie Huddleston, Kyle Cornwell, Ethan Cornwell and Evan Cornwell;  a great grandson Dylan Cornwell and a great granddaughter Elizabeth Huddleston.

Mr. Cornwell was a member of the Franklin Presbyterian Church, a retired employee of Potter & Brumfield. and a former employee of the Franklin Country Club.  He loved sports and was an avid University of Kentucky fan. He was a referee for Ky. high school football and baseball and was Commissioner of  the Franklin-Simpson Babe Ruth League. 



5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Thursday, July 7, 2011 and from 6:00 A.M. until funeral service time on Friday at Booker-Gilbert Funeral Home.



11:00 A.M. Friday, July 8, 2011 at Booker-Gilbert Funeral Home.


Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin, KY.