George B. Cornett

November 18, 1916July 4, 2012

CORNETT, George B., age 95, of Sterling Heights, July 4, 2012; loving husband of the late Renavae for over 65 years; predeceased by his daughter Ilene Cornett; loving father of Terry (Susan), Tonna, and Jerry Cornett; grandfather of Jason, Jessica, Brandon, Troy and Alysa; great-grandfather of Karena, Alaina, Justin, Ava, Faith and Aubrey-Anna; brother of Eva Cook and the late Dewey Cornett. George retired in 1984 from the Chrysler Corp.; Visitation Sunday and Monday 12-9 p.m. at Pixley Funeral Home, 3530 Auburn Road, Auburn Hills; Funeral service Tuesday 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home followed by entombment at Christian Memorial Cemetery, 521 E. Hamlin Rd., Rochester Hills. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674 or the American Diabetes Association, 300 Galleria Officentre, Ste. 111, Southfield, MI 48034. Please leave condolences at


  • Visitation Sunday, July 8, 2012
  • Visitation Monday, July 9, 2012
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, July 10, 2012
  • Entombment Tuesday, July 10, 2012

George B. Cornett

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July 27, 2012

Tonna, Rich Clark writing. Stumbled across this while thinking of you. Sad to hear of your dad's passing. Give me a call if you get this, please. 586 524 3019.

July 12, 2012

I am so saddened to hear of the the passing of Uncle Bennett. Family is Forever.
Terry, Tonna and Jerry my prayers are with you all.

Mendy and Mike Wolfenbarger
(Daughter and Son-in-law of Carol and Tommy Sexton)

sherri davenport

July 9, 2012

Tonna and family , i am truely sorry for your loss. Papa will be sorely missed by me. He was a very special person in My life ,and had taught me many things in the short time i have known him . I loved him alot. If there is anything you need let me know !!

July 9, 2012

Brandon and Jerry I am so sorry for your loss. Remember he will always be here in your heart and watching over you. Love you Valerie

July 9, 2012

Terry and Susan - Sorry to hear of your loss. May God bless you and your family at this time.

The Wilson Family

joyce larkins

July 8, 2012

My Uncle Bennett was a most favorite person to me..I loved him dearly & am so saddened of his passing..God Bless You Children & family. He was a great man, with great qualities. With love & prayers, Niece, Joyce Cook Larkins

Joyce Larkins

July 8, 2012

To Uncle Bennett's family, I am saddened to hear of him passing. He & aunt Renavae were 2 of my favorite people..were always so sweet & kind. God Bless you children, with love- Bennett's niece, Joyce Cook Larkins.

Ron Clark

July 7, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Cornet family! Geroge Cornett was one of the best people I have ever met in my life. He was a great man and great father to his children.
Ron & Ann Clark

American Heart Association

July 7, 2012

May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always.


July 6, 2012

Thoughts and prayers are with the entire Cornett Family!