Marion G. ‘Glenn’ Brogden


October 8, 1943 – October 7, 2020

Marion Glenwood “Glenn” Brogden died on Oct. 7, 2020 at age 76. He was a retired U.S. Army sergeant first class. Glenn’s military career was served mainly in the European area. While serving in Germany, he was a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Frankfurt, where he served as a deacon and was church treasurer. He worked as a civil service employee at the Southern Pine Inn and the commissary on Seymour Johnson AFB for several years after his military retirement. He was also employed by the Kornegay Company as hotel manager and bookkeeper for Sleep Inn Hotel and Suites.

He was an active member of First Baptist Church of Mount Olive. He served as church treasurer, deacon and substitute Sunday school teacher. Glenn was preceded in death by his parents, Marion Joseph Brogden and Eva Ezzell Brogden.

At Glenn’s request, the family will have a private service.

Glenn is survived by his wife of 45 years, Frances Kornegay Brogden; his twin sons, David Glenwood Brogden and wife, Shani, of Charleston, South Carolina and John Marion Brogden and wife, Amber, of Goldsboro; his sister, Sharon Turner and husband, Carroll, of Mount Olive; his sister-in-law, Margaret Kornegay, of Goldsboro; Nancy Burton and husband, Mike, of Taylors, South Carolina; his nephews, Dr. Chris Turner and wife, Melissa, of Angier, and Jeffrey Turner and wife, Kellie, of Raleigh; his five grandchildren and one more due in December.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to First Baptist Church Scholarship Fund, First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 239, Mount Olive, NC 28365-0239.

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Brogden family and online condolences may be sent to


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