Judy McCorkle Brogden
  • 74 years old
  • Date of birth: Oct 9, 1939
  • Date of passing: Jan 23, 2014
Let the memory of Judy be with us forever

Judy McCorkle Brogden, 74, a lifelong resident of Wake County passed away Thursday, January 23rd, 2014 at the home of her daughter.

A native of Durham County the daughter of the late Worth Ishman and Elsie Adams Browning McCorkle.  She was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church for forty-two years and retired from J & M Manufacturing in Butner.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Sunday, January 26, 2014 in the Eakes Funeral Chapel in Creedmoor by the Rev. Jack Moody.  Burial will be in the Creedmoor-Rogers Cemetery in Creedmoor.

Surviving are four daughters; Tammy B. Riley of Oxford, Fran B. Tunstall of Creedmoor, Gina B. Aiken of Wake Forest, Anne Brogden of Mebane, three sisters; Vickie M. Ferrell, Libby M. Green, both of Durham, Cathy M. Hicks of Creedmoor, five brothers; Larry McCorkle, Tommy Joe McCorkle both of Durham, Worth McCrokle Jr. of Oxford, Donald McCorkle of Creedmoor and Gerald McCorkle of Morehead City, eleven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by a brother Lionel McCorkle.

Visitation will be held Sunday, January 26th, 2014 from 12:30 – 1:45 P.M. prior to the funeral service at Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor and at other times the home of her daughter, Fran Tunstall.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Shirley Gurganus on 31st January 2014

"Dear Fran,
We are so sorry for the loss of your Mother... We live in the same neighborhood & I just realized it today ...our Thoughts &"

This tribute was added by Rebecca Herndon on 25th January 2014

"To Judy's Family, I'm so sorry, I know your heart is broken. Judy was a special Lady that loved her Family with all her heart, I remember Judy as a sweet Lady that was so funny to be around. The McCorkle Family are so Blessed to have Judy as a sister, aunt, cousin to the Family. I consider myself lucky to have her as a Friend, and I love The McCorkle Family, they are a great and close Family, I feel so Blessed to know each and everyone of the Family. May God Bless and comfort everyone of You during this sad time....."

This tribute was added by Felicia Thompson on 25th January 2014

"Tammy, Fran, Gina, and Anne, Words are not adequate at this time. I am praying the God will be with you and carry you all through the grieving process. Judy was truly one of the most beautiful and loving women I have ever had the honor to know. I can hear her laugh now. Truly, she is in a better place, but to those left behind it leaves a heart bruised. She loved her girls dearly and I know she will keep a watchful eye in Heaven."

This tribute was added by Diane Parker on 25th January 2014

"Gina, Tammy, Fran and Anne......I am so sorry about Judy.....We all have had so many laughs and good times through the years....She loved her family so much and EVERYONE else.....Yall did exactly what she wanted you all to do....She did this on HER TERMS !!! Like she did everything.....She knew her time was short and she was so tired...I hate that she went so soon, but she has suffered enough and As of Thursday Morning....She is no longer sick, or in pain, and that is the biggest relief there is......I have ENJOYED being the Benevolence Counselor as yall have called me.....I have not done anything that yall wouldnt do for me !!!! I love all of you and I loved Judy.....It will be my pleasure and my honor to play for her funeral tomorrow....!!!! I love you all .....we have had some good times....and even through this we have laughed....and ATE.....just like Judy would have wanted us too...The hard part is coming.....tomorrow will be a hard day....and the days to come....but the one thing that should be in your thoughts is that she is in a better place now and ALL of you have stuck by your mama and she LOVED you all.....and EVERYONE she met she LOVED ....Never have I left her house without her saying I LOVE YOU or hung up the phone without her saying I LOVE you....She raised some good girls and she loved yall and her grandkids and great grandbabies...OLD NANNY was the best.....and Like Tammys grandbabies said ...OLD NANNY IS SLEEPING.....See yall tomorrow and GINA.....You have always stood by your mama and did your best to do just like she wanted and YOU DID THAT ....FOR YEARS.....None of you should have any regrets.....You all came together for the past 3 weeks and been there for your mama and each other.....and she would want you GIRLS to stick CLOSE and be there for one another.....now the Benevelance Office is closed until tomorrow....Then I will continue my duties......"

This tribute was added by deborah keith on 25th January 2014

"My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this time. May your memories help you deal with this matter. She is no longer  in pain or suffering. Sorry I'll miss the service im at my son's in Myrtle Beach.
Love Deborah & Family !!!"

This tribute was added by gloria land on 25th January 2014

"Dear Gina, I am so very sorry in the loss of your Mother.  My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family during this sad time.  If I can do ANYTHING for you please let me know.  I am  here for you and the family."

This tribute was added by Kim Green on 24th January 2014

"I know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death. They continue to participate in every act, thought and decision we make. Their love leaves an indelible imprint in our memories. We find comfort in knowing that our lives have been enriched by having shared their love Rest In Paradise Judy.Prayers from Greg Green and family."


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