Maggie T. Martin



Maggie Marie Turner Kornegay Martin, age 88, died August 1, in Benton, LA. Born in Duplin County, she was the daughter of the late Claude LeRoy Turner and Mattie Lee Lamb Turner. She was also preceded in death by husbands, Albert Charles Martin and John Wesley Kornegay, sisters, Annie T. Reverts, Ida Bryd Hinson and Shirley T. Barnes; and brother, Earl Turner. Maggie was formerly employed with Duke University Hospital as a Registered Nurse. She was a member of First Baptist Church, The Odd Fellows and Rebekahs, The Association of Operating Room Nurses, The Duke University Retirement Association and The Charles Dickens Literary Club.

A service to celebrate Maggie’s life will be held Friday at 11:00 am at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Glenn Phillips officiating. Inurnment will follow in the Wayne Memorial Park Mausoleum. Family members will greet friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Maggie is survived by her daughter, Joan Kornegay of Louisiana; two sons, John Leroy Kornegay and wife, Diana of Virginia, Wayne Kornegay and wife, Jacqueline of Virginia; a brother, Leslie Turner and wife, Polly of Mt. Olive; sisters, Fonnie T. Copple of Goldsboro, Sallie T. Arnold and husband, Robert of Ohio, Marva Dean T. Strickland and husband, John of Goldsboro; a brother in law, Ray Barnes of Goldsboro; thirteen grandchildren and twenty one great grandchildren.

Flowers are welcome or memorial gifts in Maggie’s memory may be directed to First Baptist Church, 125 S. John Street, Goldsboro, NC 27530.

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home is serving the Martin family and online condolences may be directed to