Welcome Visitor
Mon, Dec 22, 2014
148 members
FRONT PAGE
COMMUNITY NEWS
OPINIONS/EDITORIALS
LIFESTYLES
SCHOOLS/EDUCATION
OBITUARIES
BUSINESS
SPORTS
PREP FOOTBALL
FRANKLIN FACTS
CHURCH NEWS
HOLIDAY GIVING & EVENTS
COMMUNITY CALENDAR
MOST POPULAR
SEARCH ARTICLES
PAST ISSUES
SITE MAP
JOIN THE FT WEB SITE
LOGIN
LOGOUT
WHO'S ONLINE
EDIT YOUR PROFILE
MAKE US YOUR HOME PAGE
Greater Franklin Co. Chamber of Commerce
Franklin County, North Carolina
Franklin County Schools
Franklin Co. Arts Council
Franklin County Boys & Girls Club
Franklin County Library
Franklin Co. Relay for Life
World Overcomers Bible College
Five County Mental Health Authority
Franklin Co. Democrats
Franklin Co. Republicans
Franklin Co. Parks and Recreation
Youngsville Parks & Recreation
Bunn Youth Recreational League
Louisburg College
Vance Granville College
Crosscreek Charter School
Guardian ad Litem Program
Franklin Co. Homebuilders
N.C. General Assembly
North Carolina Government
Safe Space, Inc.
National Whistlers Convention
SPORTS LINKS
YOUTH LINKS
DR. ALBERT N. CORPENING
YOUNGSVILLE- Dr. Albert N. Corpening, 79, died Tuesday evening, February 9, 2010 at his home. He was born in Upland, PA., son of the late Opal Carter Corpening and  Albert N. Corpening, Sr.

Dr. Corpening was a 1952 graduate of Wake Forest College and a 1955 graduate of Bowman Gray School of Medicine. He interned at DePaul Hospital in Norfolk and volunteered for Naval Service in 1958. He served as Medical Officer in the Atlantic Fleet Destroyer Group with the rank of naval lieutenant. After his residency in OB-GYN, he came to Youngsville and served as a family physician for forty-five years.

He delivered over one thousand babies, cared for hospital patients, and made numerous house calls. During this time he served as Chief of Staff at Wake Forest Hospital and served on the Executive Committee of Wake Medical Center. He was a Charter Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and a Diplomate of the Board of Family Practice.

Dr. Corpening retired in 2003 and was currently serving as a Youngsville Town Commissioner and a Director of the Wake Forest College Birthplace Society. He was active in Youngsville Baptist Church, serving as a deacon, trustee, Sunday school teacher, and choir member.

A memorial service honoring his life will be held at 11 o’clock Monday morning February 15, 2010 at Youngsville Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles Stratton officiating.

Dr. Corpening is survived by his wife, Mary Charlie Patterson Corpening; children, Kelly Corpening Thornton and husband Robert of Marietta, Ga., Charles Albert Corpening and wife Sally of Winston-Salem, Mary Camille Klass and husband Hillary of Badin, NC; sister, Elizabeth Young of Davis, CA; grandchildren, Taylor Patterson Thornton, Mary Carter Thornton, William Pierce Corpening, Charles Allen Corpening, Dixon Briggs Klass and Christian Penn Klass.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Youngsville Baptist Church, P.O. Box 297, Youngsville, NC 27596 or to the Wake Forest College Birthplace, P.O. Box 494, Wake Forest, NC 27588 or to Heartland Hospice, 3200 Atlantic Ave., Suite 100, Raleigh, NC 27604.

Friends may visit with the family immediately following the service in the church fellowship building.

A service of Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center.

Paid Obituary

Printer-friendly format





Powered by Bondware
News Publishing Software