Cornwell, Jennings

Jennings Cornwell, 88, of Kenova, WV, husband of Violet Cornwell for 63 years passed away on Monday, October 12, 2020 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House in Huntington, WV. Jennings was preceded in death by his parents, Jennings and Wilma Cornwell; his brother, Dan Cornwell and his twin sister, Jeanette Dorsey. In addition to his wife he is survived by his three children, Brenda McClain, Richard Cornwell and Ron Cornwell; four grandchildren, Richie Cornwell, Katie Davis (Matthew), Kennedy McClain, and Cameron Cornwell. He was very proud to be the great-grandfather of Brayden, Austin and Raelynn. Jennings is also survived by a host of loving nieces and nephews. He served in the US Navy in the Korean Conflict aboard the USS Gwinn and was a member of American Legion Post 93 of Kenova. He had a fierce love for his country, the Lord, his family and The Thundering Herd. Jennings was known for his service cooking at the Kenova United Methodist Church for several years, serving delicious meals and lots of love and laughter. He was known for his love for the church choir and could always be heard singing hymns. Those calling on the family are asked to follow CDC guidelines and state mandates of social distancing and wearing a face mask. A small gathering will be held Thursday October 15, 2020 beginning at 6:00 p.m. at Rollins Funeral Home for those who wish to celebrate his life and memory. Please contact Rollins Funeral Home if you need more information regarding the gathering. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to Hospice of Huntington. Online condolences may be expressed at