Frances Louise Kornegay Brogden, 73, died at Kitty Askins Hospice Center after a courageous battle with cancer. She graduated from Mount Olive Junior College and Atlantic Christian College with a degree in Elementary Education.
During her 48 year teaching career she taught in local schools in North Carolina as well as overseas. She was actively involved in NCAE, NEA, Overseas Education Association, and the Wayne County Retired School Personnel Organization. She enjoyed everyday with her students and considered them to be her second family.
Frances was an active member of First Baptist Church of Mount Olive where she filled various leadership positions and served on several committees.
Frances is survived by her sons, David Brogden and wife, Shani of Charleston, SC and John Brogden and wife, Amber of Goldsboro; a sister, Nancy Burton and husband, Mike of Greenville, SC; a sister in law, Margaret Kornegay of Goldsboro and Sharon Turner and husband, Carroll of Mount Olive. She was the proud grandmother to 6 grandchildren, and is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Marion Glenwood Brogden, her parents, John Louis Kornegay and Hilda Cox Kornegay, and her brother, Eddie Kornegay
A private graveside service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorial donations be made to “Cure for the Colors’, c/o Southeastern
Medical Oncology, 203 Cox Blvd., Goldsboro, NC 27534
Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home is serving the Brogden family and online condolences may be directed to www.shumate-faulk.com
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