Mr. Foremango Thomas Korens, Sr. was born on October 26, 1956, in Laurens County, South Carolina to the late John Thomas Korens and Annie M. Young Korens.
He attended the public schools of Spartanburg County, South Carolina and was a graduate of the School for the Death and Blind in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
Throughout his life, he attended various churches, including Mount Pleasant African Methodist Episcopal Church in Clinton, South Carolina.
Mr. Korens was formerly employed at Thornwell Home for Children in Clinton, South Carolina.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Ms. Annie Ruth Korens; one brother, Mr. Johnny Junior Williams; his mother-in-law, Mrs. Janie G. Wilson; a sister-in-law, Ms. Anna James; and one niece, Mrs. Jaqueline Simpson.
On Sunday, August 1, 2021, at his home, Mr. Foremango Thomas Korens, Sr. earned his wings when God dispatched His angels and peacefully called him home at the age of sixty-four.
He leaves to cherish fond memories his wife, Mrs. Ida Wilson Korens of Clinton, SC; two sons: Mr. Formango Credrick Korens and Kedrick DeMango Reid both of Clinton, SC; two daughters: Mrs. Cassandra W. Long and Ms. Tausha LaNettee Korens both of Clinton, SC; eight grandchildren: Mey'oshia Korens, Cedricka Korens, Naja Simpson, Zayon Korens, Shuntez Korens, Ke'Andra Long, Sheila Sheppard, and Ke'Zorah Reid; four great grandchildren; one brother, Mr. James Arthur Cohens of the home; three sisters: Mrs. Ida Mae Williams and Mrs. Sharon (Bobby) Hill both of Laurens, SC, and Mrs. Charlene Toland of Simpsonville, SC; three nieces: Connie Williiams, Kerria Williams, and Angel Toland; five nephews: James Anthony Wilson, Allen Smith, Willie Cohen, Kevin Barksdale, and Jeffery Thompson; two brothers-in-law: Reverend C. W. (Patricia) Wilson of Joanna, SC and Samuel (Mary Jo) Thompson of Columbia; two sisters-in-law: Rosa Reed and Janie Thompson both of Clinton, SC; and a host of other relatives, and many friends who will miss him dearly.
LIFE WITHOUT YOU
The Light that shone was so shiny and bright.
The Light that shone flickered like a candle in the night.
The Light that shone guided me on my flight.
That Light was my Light, so I had to go on.
The Light did not steer me wrong.
but guided me on to my heavenly home.
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