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Bernice Myrtle Cornett Smith
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Birth: Jul. 13, 1892
Hillsboro
Washington County
Oregon, USA
Death: Apr. 7, 1984
The Dalles
Wasco County
Oregon, USA

"BERNICE M. SMITH
     Bernice Myrtle Cornett Smith, a longtime White Salmon resident and educator, died Saturday at Valle Vista Nursing Home in The Dalles at the age of 91.
     Mrs. Smith was born July 13, 1892, in Portland, to Mr. and Mrs. Edward R. Cornett. She came to White Salmon with her family December 6, 1905, from Condon, Ore.
     She was a member of the National Retired Teachers Association, Order of Eastern Star 107, 63-year member of Goodwill Rebekah Lodge 163 and a member of Bethel Congregational Church. She spent 49 years in education in the State of Washington and retired from the White Salmon School District in 1960 after 38 years of teaching and serving as principal of the elementary school.
     She is survived by a daughter, Dorothy Liest, Jackson, Calif.; a sister, Jessie Peeler, White Salmon; three grandchildren, three nieces and two nephews.
     Services were Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Gardner Funeral Home in White Salmon, with the Rev. Arthur Dickie officiating. Interment will be in the White Salmon Cemetery."
[The Enterprise, White Salmon, WA., April 12, 1984, page 9] 
 
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 Parents:
  Edward Reuben Cornett (1856 - 1925)
  Musetta Montgomery Cornett (1873 - 1951)
 
 Siblings:
  Bernice Myrtle Cornett Smith (1892 - 1984)
  Eddith Merle Cornett Leaton (1894 - 1981)*
  Francis Monroe Cornett (1898 - 1946)*
  Jessie Musetta Cornett Peeler (1900 - 1986)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
West Klickitat District 01 Cemetery
White Salmon
Klickitat County
Washington, USA
 
Created by: Troy S
Record added: Jul 31, 2009
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Bernice Myrtle <i>Cornett</i> Smith
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Bernice Myrtle <i>Cornett</i> Smith
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Bernice Myrtle <i>Cornett</i> Smith
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In memory of a great school teacher
- Ralph Brown
 Added: Nov. 16, 2010
 
 
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