Carolyn Corry Cogan Gay

January 16, 1925 - March 23, 2013
Carolyn Corry Cogan Gay

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Hendersonville, NC

Carolyn Corry Cogan Gay, 88, of Hendersonville, died Saturday, March 23, 2013 at the Bridge of Lake Pointe Landing.

She was born in Tifton, GA and was the daughter of the late Asa Reid Corry and Mae Lindsey Corry. She is also preceded in death by her first husband, John Cogan; her second husband, Rudy Gay; and a son, Bill Cogan.

Carolyn received her B.S. from Queens College and M.A. from Western Carolina University. She taught school for many years. Carolyn worked in Girl Scouts, 4H Clubs, & Home Demonstration Clubs. She was a member of AAUW, NC Association of Educators, St. Johnís in the Wilderness Episcopal Church, and past president of Delta Kappa Gamma. Carolyn was an avid bridge player and will be dearly missed by her family.

She is survived by her daughters, Sandy Cogan Peninger and her husband Randy of Arden and Terry Cogan Champion and her husband Mike, of Atlanta, GA; her sister, Virginia Harrell and her husband Bob; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two nieces.

A graveside service will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, March 30, 2013 at Calvary Episcopal Churchyard Cemetery with Rev. Douglas Woofter officiating. The family will receive friends from 4:00 to 6:00 PM on Friday, March 29, 2013 at Shuler Funeral Home.

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  • March 27, 2013
    Lauren Edwards says:
    Sandy and family, Our family is so sorry for your loss. Please know that you will all be in our thoughts in the coming days and weeks. Ronny, Diana, Matt, and Lauren Edwards and family

  • March 27, 2013
    Ann Kiser Fagan says:
    Sandy & Terry, we have many fond memories of your parents over the years and we will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. ~Polly Kiser Ann Kiser Fagan

  • March 27, 2013
    Mrs. Loretta Reynolds says:
    Expressions of Sympathy Mrs. Loretta Reynolds has sent this Expressions of Sympathy card.

  • March 28, 2013
    Ann and David Fort says:
    O, how well we fondly remember this good, friendly Soul. May she rest in peace and God's Grace abide in her famiily and friends. Ann and David Fort

  • March 29, 2013
    Angie says:
    I am sorry for your loss. Carolyn was a fun, full of energy and pure enjoyment lady to be around. I am blessed for knowing her. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.