Cornell Rhoton PDF Print
Monday, 07 July 2014 10:35

Cornell Rhoton, 93, of Tompkinsville, KY passed away Sunday, July 6th, at his home. Cornell was born in Monroe County, KY on January 2, 1921, a son of the late Sylvia (Crawford) and Cay  Rhoton. On September 11, 1945 at the home of Toll Phemister in the Mt. Gilead Community of Tompkinsville, he married Alice Marie (Bean) Rhoton, who preceded him in death on March 13, 2013. They had been married for 67 years.

Cornell spent his life working in agriculture. He was retired from being a Soil Conservation Technician for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He also was a farmer. He served as a Sgt, in the Army Air Force. He was a member of Corinth Church of Christ

Cornell is survived by a daughter, Judy and husband Larry Tim Ross, of Tompkinsville, KY; two sons Terry Rhoton, of Alvaton, KY; Jeffrey, and wife Windy Rhoton, of Hendersonville, TN; six grandchildren; Tim Ross, Mark Ross, Jon Ross, April Pritchett, Eric Rhoton, and Simeon Rhoton. 14 great grandchildren also survive.

He is also preceded in death by his daughter in law, Janie Hale Rhoton.

Funeral Services will be held at Yokley Trible Funeral Home at 2:00 P.M. on Wednesday, July 9th,  with Stewart Tarter officiating. Visitation is Tuesday after 5:00 P.M. and Wednesday 6:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M. at Yokley Trible Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Monroe County Memorial Lawn.

Donations are suggested to Corinth Church of Christ or to American Heart Association.


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