Dolores A. Cornett, 83, Topeka, passed away Monday, November 18, 2019 at Aldersgate Village.
Dolores was born June 10, 1936 in Altamont, KS., the daughter of H. Glen and J. Grace (Crown) Hedrick.
She graduated in 1954 from Labette County High School in Altamont.
She was employed as a Program Specialist with the State of Kansas, Department of Human Resources for 20 years, retiring in 1996.
She was a member of Countryside United Methodist Church.
She enjoyed playing Scrabble, crossword puzzles and board games, but spending time with her family was most important to her.
Dolores married Rex W. Cornett on May 27, 1960. He died August 25, 2008. Survivors include a son, Douglas Cornett of Topeka and a daughter, Kimberly (Jim) Fay of Towanda, KS. She is also survived by three grandsons; a granddaughter; four sisters; one brother; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at the Dove Southwest Chapel, 3700 SW Wanamaker Road. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. Dolores will lie in state at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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