12/01/08 — CECIL BROGDEN

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Died Nov. 29, 2008

GAFFNEY, S.C. -- Major James E. (Cecil) Brogden, 67, Farm Wind Road, was promoted to glory on Saturday.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 1 to 2:45 p.m. at Grassey Pond Baptist Church. Funeral services will immediately follow at 3 p.m. at the church with major Larry White officiating. Interment will be in Grassey Pond Baptist Church Cemetery.

Born in Goldsboro, he was the husband of Elma Blackwell Brogden and the son of the late Curtis Ellie Brogden and Beulah Best Brogden.

Major Brogden was ordained and commissioned as an officer of The Salvation Army in 1962 as a "Soldier of Christ," which he truly was until the day of his death. He was also a member of the Rotary Club.

In addition to his wife, also surviving are two sons, Steven E. Brogden of Greer and Michael W. Brogden and wife, Brandi, also of Greer; daughter, Pamela Lynn Morgan and husband, Dr. Todd Morgan of Gaffney; eight grandchildren, Luke Morgan, Anna Morgan, Caroline Morgan, Kenny Brogden, Brandon Brogden, Charley Brogden, Maddox Brogden and Shelby Brogden.

Memorials may be made to The Salvation Army, P.O. Box 2087, Gaffney, S.C., 29342.

The family will be at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Todd Morgan, 973 Pleasant School Road.

An online guest register is available at www.blakelyfuneralhome.com.


Published in Obituaries on December 1, 2008 1:46 PM