Doug M. Corne

March 3, 1942May 8, 2022
Obituary of Doug M. Corne


Berry Funeral Home

Douglas "Doug" McArthur Corne, age 80, of Corryton, TN went home to be with the Lord, Sunday, May 8, 2022. He was a member of Grace Baptist Church. Doug was a devoted husband and father, and enjoyed deer hunting and fishing. Preceded in death by loving wife of 52 years, Varnell Corne; mother, Willie Heptinstall; grandparents, Ida and Will Bowman; half sister-in law, Angela Heptinstall and half-brother, Steve Heptinstall. Survived by daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Larry Hembree; son and son-in-law, Dougie and Gil Blais; grandchildren, Abby (Ricky) Starnes, Amanda (Billy) Maples; Brandy (Tina) Teaster; great-grandchildren, Cadence Boyd, Maliki Cloud, Chayce-Lynn Reynolds, Brayce-Lynn Reynolds, Blake-Leigh Reynolds, Liberty (Sam) Johnson, Noah Maples, Keyle Hembree, Autumn, Alyssa, and Madison Starnes; great-great grandchild, Waylon Johnson; brother and sister-in-law, Clarence and Jane Nelson; half brothers and sisters-in law, Karen (Chuck) Matlock, Geri (John) Walker, Fred (Kim) Heptinstall, Rex Heptinstall, Charlotte Heptinstall; niece and nephew, Diane and Edward Nelson and special family member, Thomas Foster. The family will receive friends Thursday, May 12, 2022 between the hours of 5:00pm until 7:00pm in the chapel of Berry Funeral Home, 3704 Chapman Hwy, Knoxville with a service to follow at 7:00pm officiated by Rev. Larry Campbell. Family and friends will meet Friday, May 13, 2022 at Sherwood Memorial Gardens, 3176 Airport Hwy, Alcoa, TN 37701 for a 3:00pm Interment Service. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Corne family.

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  • Varnella Corne Loving Wife of 52 Years (deceased)
  • Kathy and Larry Hembree Daughter and Son In Law
  • Dougie Blais (Gil) Son and Son-In-law
  • Abby Starnes (Ricky) Grandchild
  • Amanda Maples (Billy) Grandchild
  • Brandy Teaster (Tina) Grandchild
  • Liberty Johnson (Sam) Great Grandchild
  • Noah Maples Great Grandchild
  • Keyle Hembree Great Grandchild
  • Cadence Boyd Great Grandchild
  • Maliki Cloud Great Grandchild
  • Chayce-Lynn Reynolds Great Grandchild
  • Brayce-Lynn Reynolds Great Grandchild
  • Blake-Leigh Reynolds Great Grandchild
  • Autumn Starnes Great Grandchild
  • Alyssa Starnes Great Grandchild
  • Madison Starnes Great Grandchild
  • Waylon Johnson Great Great Grandchild
  • Clarence and Jane Nelson Brother and Sister in Law
  • Karen Matlock (Chuck) Half Brother and Sister in Law
  • Geri Walker (John) Half Brother and Sister in Law
  • Fred Heptinstall (Kim) Half Brother and Sister in Law
  • Rex Heptinstall Half Brother
  • Charlotte Heptinstall Sister in Law
  • Diane Nelson Niece
  • Edward Nelson Nephew
  • Thomas Foster Special Family Member
  • Angela Heptinstall Half Sister-in-law (deceased)
  • Steve Heptinstall Half Brother (deceased)

Past Services

Thursday, May 12, 2022


Thursday, May 12, 2022

Funeral Service

Friday, May 13, 2022

Graveside Service