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Died July 18, 2005

Wayne County resident

The funeral for Verna Mae Council Kornegay, 53, will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at the Tabernacle of Prayer. Elder Arnold Thornton will officiate. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery.

Mrs. Kornegay died Wednesday at Rex Hospital in Raleigh.

She was a native of Wayne County and was the daughter of Henry Council of Clinton and the late Mary Lee Council. She was a member of the Tabernacle of Prayer, where she served as an elder.

She is survived by her husband, Eronger Kornegay; four sons, Kevin Council of Australia and Harold Council, Eronger Kornegay Jr. and Victor Kornegay of Raleigh; one daughter, Victoria Kornegay of Raleigh; five sisters, the Rev. Doretha Council Flenoy of Austin, Texas, and Dorothy Lewis McClintock, Susie Mae Artis, Brenda Council Alston and Minister Linda Yelverton of Goldsboro; three brothers, Willie Council, Jerome Council and Desauntas Council of Goldsboro; and one grandson.

The viewing will be from 2 until 6 p.m. on Sunday at McIntyre Funeral Home.

Published in Obituaries on July 22, 2005 1:46 PM