David Alfred Cornett, 75, of Jasper, GA passed away June 22, 2022. He was born on September 26, 1946. David was preceded in death by his parents Dewey Cornett and Clara Bennett, (son) Donald Cornett, (brothers) Franklin Cornett, Louis Cornett, Donald Bennett, (sisters) Sharon Stewart, Jane Davis, and Rosie Hendren. He is survived by sons David Cornett of Jasper, GA, Franklin Cornett (Shannon) of Jasper, GA, and daughter Dreama Highfield of Hampton, GA along with grandchildren Brittney Shirley (Max Shirley), Angel Highfield (Leon Williams), Ashli Buchanan (Justin Buchanan), Cody Highfield, Douglas Cornett, Breanna Whiteman (Steven Whiteman), Rachel Cornett, and several great-grandchildren.
His battle with serious medical issues in recent years showed his courage in facing life challenges with a smile. His family will cherish many memories such as singing while he played the guitar and piggyback rides with the kids. The family will hold a memorial service at his granddaughter’s house on July 9, 2022, for family and friends.