Dora (Johnson) HibbardOctober 21, 1919 ~ December 6, 2017 (age 98)
Dora Hibbard, 97, of Connersville passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Wednesday evening, December 6, 2017, at Heritage House of Connersville.
One of nine children of Alex and Mandy Johnson, Dora was born on October 21, 1919, in London, Kentucky. She moved to Connersville as a young adult with her family.
A loving wife, mother, and grandmother, Dora was a homemaker and took pride in caring for her family. For a brief period of time, she worked at Rushville Furniture Store and was an attendant at Speedway in Connersville.
Ever faithful, Dora was a member of 10th Street Pentecostal Church in Connersville. In her leisure time, she enjoyed vegetable gardening, canning, and tending to her flower gardens.
Survivors include four children, Jay (Jenny) Cornett of Connersville, Ernie Cornett of Beattyville, Kentucky, Stephen Cornett of Connersville, and Sheila Hibbard-Tremper of Connersville; eleven grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Dora was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands, Vernis Cornett and Ezra Hibbard; a daughter, Mattie Mae Leach; a granddaughter, Natasha Dawn Hibbard; eight siblings; a daughter-in-law, Donna Cornett; and a son-in-law, Richard Leach.
Family and friends may call from 1:00 until the time of service at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, December 11, 2017, at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Dale Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to the charity of the donor's choice, and online condolences can be made anytime at millermosterrobbins.com