Mable Willene (Smith) Gore

October 23, 1940 ~ February 23, 2019 (age 78)

Mable Gore, age 78, passed away Saturday, February 23, 2019 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.

Ms. Gore was born in Carthage, TN, October 23, 1940, to Willard Smith and Nina Lou Smith Norris.

She was preceded in death by her parents; father, Willard Smith and Nina Lou  Smith Norris; husband, Jim Gore; son, Terry Gore; daughter, Wanda Goodwin, grandson, Mickey Wayne Gore; granddaughter, Lisa Adkins; brother and sisters, Dillard Smith, Patricia Whittinburg, and Maria Bush.

She is survived by her daughters, Judy Gore, of Cookeville and Linda Faye Bush; son, Michael Gore of Cookeville; granddaughter, Betsy Dillion; and great grandchildren, Nakita Gore, Nakisha Gore, Libby Gore, Wesley Jr., Blade Steele, Maddison Steele, Trevor Gore, and Kaiden Gore; and sister, Jeannette Smith.  


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