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Marsha Darlene Roberts Cornett, 79, passed away Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, at her home, with family by her side. She was born to Jesse and Wilma in Kokomo, Indiana, on Oct. 11, 1938. Marsha married her husband of 34 years, Gary Cornett, on July 24, 1983, at Faith Tabernacle Church, and he survives her.
Marsha had been a longtime member of Faith Tabernacle Church. She enjoyed singing, listening to others sing, and teaching her children to sing. Marsha also liked to play word-search puzzles. She and Gary enjoyed traveling to Florida, Michigan and Kentucky.
Marsha is survived by her husband, Gary; children, Debra Roberts Grossbach, Randall Roberts, Donald (Kathy) Roberts, Lorinda Roberts, Sara (Mike) Frazier, Mendy Welch, Aric Cornett, and Kevin Cornett; sisters, Cris and Dawn; grandchildren, Derek, Ruth, Naomi, Anthony, Destra, Aaron, Brett, Brian, Danielle, Ruth Anne, Jonathan, Leah, Hannah, Isaac, Justin and Trevor; and five great-grandchildren.
Marsha was preceded in passing by her parents; her brother, Kevin; and her sisters, Melba and Joyce.
Marsha's family would like to extend a special thanks to their church family at Faith Tabernacle Church, Brother Dan, Sister Rose and many others.
Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22, at Ellers Mortuary, Webster Street Chapel, with a funeral service to follow at 1 p.m., officiated by Brother Dan Purvis. Marsha will be laid to rest at Kokomo Memorial Park. You are invited to view Marsha's obituary and leave an online condolence for the family at ellersmortuarywebster.com.
Published on November 20, 2017
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