Mary Bell Cornett, age 76, of Salem

Mary Bell Cornett, age 76, of Salem


Mary Bell Cornett, age 76, of Salem passed away Friday, October 14, 2022.  Born December 10, 1945 in Onieda, Kentucky, she was the daughter of McKinnley Davidson and Feba Mae Spurlock.

Mary retired from Child Craft and was a member of Free Gospel Fellowship in Pekin.

She is survived by 4 sons: Hiram Cornett (Ella), Samuel Cornett, Pearl Cornett (April), and Todd Smith; 1 brother: Huey Davidson (Ruby); 11 grandchildren; and 17 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, McKinnley Davidson and Feba Spurlock; daughter, Elsie Bishop; sister, Lula Davidson; grandson, Kent Barger; and granddaughter, Mary F. Cornett.

Funeral services will be held Monday, October 17, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home-Salem Chapel with Martin Stevens officiating.  Visitation will be held Sunday, October 16, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home and on Monday from 9:00 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home.  Burial to follow in Crown Hill Cemetery.