Cora E. New

     December 22, 1931 - February 20, 2016

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 Dabney West.  She was a homemaker and enjoyed watching WLJC television programs.  Cora attended Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. 

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 Home Chapel.

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 Cemetery.

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.