The Portales Tribune
Obituary of Nettie Myrtle (Knight) Kornegay
“Mrs. Milt Kornegay Dies in
Mrs. Milt Kornegay, formerly of Portales, died in the
It was thought that Mrs. Kornegay’s condition was improving but she suffered a reverse when pneumonia set in and was unable to hold her own due to her weakened condition.
Mrs. Kornegay was formerly a Knight having been reared in this community and married Mr. Kornegay also a native here. They have lived in Portales and surrounding country for a number of years, and many friends will morn her passing.
Burial will be in Portales on Sunday afternoon at at the Baptist church with Rev. J. F. Grizzle reading the services.
“News From Portales”
Funeral Services for Mrs. Kornegay Sunday
Funeral services for Mrs. Milt Kornegay who passed away in
Mr. and Mrs. Kornegay and their daughter have lived in
Mrs. Kornegay had been in a critical condition at a
“Kornegay Rites to Be Held Sunday”
Funeral services for Mrs. E. M. Kornegay, 41, of 319 Gidding street, who died Wednesday in a hospital at Las
Vegas following an operation, will be held at 2:30 o/clock Sunday afternoon at
the First Baptist church in Portales, with the Rev. J. F. Nix, pastor of the
First Baptist Church of Clovis, in charge.
He will be assisted by the Rev. Joe F. Grizzle, pastor of the
Burial will be at Portales with Wheeler-Johnson Mortuary in charge.
Active pallbearers will be Bob Moore, R. E. McAllister, John Young, Sam McCue, J. H. Lee, Dr. C. E. Moorman, Jake Abernathy and Joe Wilkinson. Honorary pallbearers are C. M. Compton, Arthur Baird, Burl Johnson, Geo. Littlefield, W. D. Mack, Cash Ramey, Dr. R. E. Krous, Archie Key, Cass Lyons, Frank Aucutt, J. A. Saylor, O. N. Harris, Ernest Knott, and Jack Massey.
Mrs. Kornegay leaves her husband, E. M. Kornegay, inspector
for the state cattle sanitary board; two daughters, Mrs. J. M. Purcell,
Those here for the funeral include: Mr. Kornegay’s mother, Mrs. M. L. Kornegay, Hobbs, three brothers, Earl and Clyde of Hobbs and Robert of Tucson, Ariz.; Dr. and Mrs. Purcell, Mr. and Mrs. Yoder and daughter, Juanita; an aunt, Mrs. T. A. Culpepper, and daughter, Madeline, of Amarillo; Mr. Culpepper; Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Grissom, Santa Fe; and Mr. and Mrs. Sam McCue, Roswell.