Cora E. New, age 84, of the
Clifty Community, passed from this life on Saturday, February
20, 2016, at the Jean Waddle Hospice Care Center.
Cora was born on December 22,
1931, in the Blackie Community, to the late Ery and Rebecca
She was a homemaker and enjoyed watching
WLJC television programs.
Cora attended Pleasant Hill Baptist
She is survived by her son,
Billy Barnett, of Somerset; her daughter, Melissa (and David)
Duncan, of Somerset; her grandchildren, Rebecca (and Roy)
Pitman, of Somerset, Mindy (and fiancÚ Jose) Mounce, of Sloans
Valley, and Sarah (and Joe) Cooper, of Stearns; her
two-step-granddaughters, Aleigha and Miranda; her
great-grandchildren, Tyler, Colton, Katelynn, Kyle, Brooklyn,
Chloe and Charlie; her great-great-grandchildren, Trenton and
Traydon; and her sister-in-law, Opal West, of Stearns.
Cora is preceded in death by
her parents; her first husband, Harvey Lycett; her second
husband, Charlie New; her three brothers, all who were World War
II Veterans, Bethel West, Daniel West and Lewis West; and her
two dogs, who she loved dearly, Spot and Toby.
Visitation will be on Tuesday,
February 23, 2016, at 12:00 noon, in the Southern Oaks Funeral
Her funeral service will follow
the visitation in the funeral home chapel at 1:00 p.m., with
Bro. Jeff Mounce and Roy Pitman officiating.
Burial will be in the Southern Oaks
In lieu of flowers, the family
requests donations be made to Hour of Harvest Ministries and/or
Hospice of Lake Cumberland.
Southern Oaks Funeral Home is
in charge of the arrangements for Cora E. New.