(photo from funeral webpage)
Alex Randolph Corns, 82, of Moorefield Store Rd, Stuart, died on Sunday July 7, 2013, at his home.
He was born on December 26, 1930 in Patrick County and was a son of the late Jettie Mabe Corns and Harvey Lee Corns.
He was also preceded in death by his wife, Bessie Compton Corns; three sisters, Novella Shough, Shirley Overby and Christina Corns; and a brother; Aubrey Corns.
He retired from American Furniture Company in Martinsville and was of the Primitive Baptist faith.
Surviving are three daughters, Ella Louise Welch of Pine Hall, N.C., Linda Corns of Lawsonville, N.C., and Loretta Sheppard of Stuart; two sons; Kent LeRoy Corns of Patrick Springs and Larry Randolph Corns of Stuart; three sisters, Della Mae Smith of High Point, N.C., and Earlene Spence and Lettie Ruth Cassady, both of Stuart; two brothers, Bobby Lee Corns and Clifford Ray Corns, both of Stuart; 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Norris Funeral Services Chapel in Stuart with the Reverend Ed Hartman officiating. Burial will be private in the Corns cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Norris Chapel and other times at the home.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.norrisfuneral.com
Stuart Enterprise 10 July 2013