The Port Arthur News
Funeral services for Mr. James L. Cornes will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 11, 2013 at Pollock Methodist Church, Pollock, Louisiana with Reverend Eddie Carpenter and Pastor Debbie Hancock officiating. Interment will be in First Methodist Cemetery, Hineston, Louisiana, next to their best friend and traveling partner, Vida Lee James, under the direction of Rush Funeral Home in Pineville.
Mr. Cornes, age 86, of Pollock, entered eternal rest on Sunday, July 7, 2013 at Tioga Community Care Center, Pineville, Louisiana.
James was the son of Ruth and Earl Cornes of Merryville, Louisiana. He was a member of the Pollock United Methodist Church. He retired from Neches Butane (Texaco) after 41 years of service. He was a WWII Navy Veteran. He was a loving caring husband, father, friend and he will be missed.
He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Raymond Cornes, Thomas Cornes; infant son, James Carol Cornes.
He is survived by the love of his life for 66 years, Carol Griffith Cornes of Pollock; son, James Paul Cornes (Susan) of Los Ranchos, NM; daughter, Deborah Woodruff (John) of Pollock.
Friends may call at Rush Funeral Home, Pineville, on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and on Thursday, July 11, 2013 at Pollock Methodist Church, Pollock, visitation will be 9:00 a.m. until time of service at 10:00 a.m.
Friends may post online messages of condolence for the Cornes Family by visiting www.rushfh.com.