Maybelle Cortner died of natural causes at 8:25 a.m. on Friday, June 22, 2012, at Jennie Stuart Medical Center in Hopkinsville.
She was born on Feb. 22, 1916, in Trigg County to the late Mack and Artis Stewart Brashears.
She was a member of Cerulean Baptist Church and was a homemaker.
Maybelle was preceded in death by her husband, Leslie Nuel Cortner; one son, Billy Joe Cortner; and one grandson, Michael Moran.
She is survived by three daughters, Bettye Cortner of Cerulean, Peggy Cain (and husband Rex) of Cadiz and Carolyn Cortner of Louisville; two sons, Jerry Cortner (and wife Margie) of Princeton and David Cortner (and wife Lynn) of Cadiz; six grandchildren, Todd Cain, Kimberly Sans, Damon Cortner, Jeremy Cortner, Kelley Newsom and Jessica Daniels; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Todd Cain, Justin Cain, Todd Sans, Jeremy Cortner, Damon Cortner, Casey Newsom and Jamie Daniels.