Cassandra Theadora Chislom Fogg was born November 12, 1949 in Charleston, SC. She departed this life Tuesday August 29, 2017. She spent her teen and young adult life in Brooklyn, N.Y. until she moved to Durham, NC. She was preceded in death by her mother, Hellen Chislom and former spouse Sherman Fogg. Cassandra was a popular educator in the Triangle area. She taught at Saint Augustine College (now Saint Augustine University). She was a beloved English teacher, and department chair at Durham High School for many years after which she served as an assistant principal at Rogers Herr Middle School, Eno Valley Elementary School, and Hope Valley Elementary School until she was named principal of Y. E. Smith Elementary School, where she remained until she retired. After retirement from Durham Public Schools, Cassandra served as Director of Tutorial Services at Shaw University until December 2015. She is survived by her son, Igwe Fogg; daughter, Zenani Fogg; grandchildren, Zion and Aria Fogg; sister Missy Robinson (Tony); niece, Shakiya Chislom; nephew, Shamari Robinson; former sister-in-law, Sadiyah Shakur; former brother-in-law, Haneef Dudley. Funeral service will be held Saturday, September 9, 2017, at Y.E. Smith Elementary School, 2410 E Main Street, Durham NC 27703 at 12 noon with visitation starting at 11:00 am.
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