Christy Cornett, 49, of Converse passed away at 1:16 PM on Sunday, May 9, 2021 at her residence. She was born in Wabash, IN on May 1, 1972 the daughter of Gary and Julia Ann Rivers. On April 20, 2016 Christy married Kelvin Cornett and he survives.
Christy graduated from Indiana University Kokomo earning her degree in nursing. She was honored to use her skills in helping the patients that she cared for. She enjoyed taking trips to Disney World with her family and spending time with her beloved dog Justice.
Surviving in addition to her husband Kelvin are her parents Gary (Connie) Rivers of Mishawaka and Julia Ann (Timothy) Blosser of Marion; sons Casey Stephens of Kokomo, Robyn (Ashley) Cornett of Amboy and Bryan (Kendra) Zirkle of Converse; her grandson Isaac Cornett; sister Tana (Jeff) Bowland of Marion and a brother Scott (Kathie) Rivers of South Bend, as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her son David Allen and brother Robert Rivers.
A service celebrating the life of Christy Cornett will be held at 12:00 Noon, Saturday, May 15, 2021 at the Laird-Eddy Funeral Home, 201 N. Main St., Amboy with Pastor Randy Smoot officiating. Family and friends will gather from 10:00 to 12:00 Noon, Saturday, May 15, 2021 at the Laird-Eddy Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made through the funeral home to the Ronald McDonald House.
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