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Mary Ellen (Wallace) Kornegay

January 13, 1939 ~ April 23, 2020 (age 81)


Mary Ellen Wallace Kornegay, 81, departed this walk of life Thursday at Wayne UNC Health Care in Goldsboro.

A graveside service will be held Sunday at 3pm for immediate family and close friends at the columbarium of Evergreen Memorial Cemetery. Reverend John Howard will officiate.

She is survived by her son, Carlton Kornegay (Susan) of Goldsboro, daughters, Tammy K. Chase (Steve) of Princeton, and Judy Smith of Pikeville, grandchildren, Chrissy Carrell, Stephanie Warren (Jeremiah), Holly Chase, Adrienne Chase, Christopher Kornegay, Shawn Kornegay, Andrew Howell, and Emilee Howell, 14 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great- grandchild, and sister, Margaret Maxwell of Oklahoma.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Grace Mary Knight Wallace and Milton Lee Wallace of Fairfax County, Virginia, husband, Lewis Carlton Kornegay, sisters, Shirley Shifflette and Dorothy Hines, and brother, Ed Wallace.

The family request flowers be sent to 1876 Rosewood Road, Goldsboro, 27530

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Graveside Service
April 26, 2020

3:00 PM
Evergreen Memorial Cemetery
3888 Hwy 70 W
Princeton, NC 27569

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