Obituaries: Billy Clarence Gore, Sr., Mrs. Paulette Patricia Jordan and Mrs. Hazel Bennett Davis Mull.

Obituaries: Billy Clarence Gore, Sr., Mrs. Paulette Patricia Jordan and Mrs. Hazel Bennett Davis Mull.

Billy Clarence Gore, Sr., 85, went to be present with the Lord Thursday, June 27, 2019, after a brief illness.

He was born on April 26, 1934 in Cleburne County, Alabama and resided in Rome and Floyd County the majority of his life.  He began working with Inland Container in December, 1955, and retired after 40 years of service.  He was a member of the Oostanaula Masonic Lodge #113 F. & A. M. for over 50 years.  He and some friends began a local singing group called the “Ole Timers Coffee Club Singers” which grew into a weekly performance at the East Rome McDonalds each Saturday morning, and each Thursday at the Georgia Mountain Music Club, where they enjoyed Gospel singing and fellowship.

He was preceded in death by his father, W. Leonard Gore, by his mother, Gladys Ballenger Gore, and by his brother, Leonard Gary Gore.  He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Joan Shores Gore.  He also leaves behind a son, Bill Gore, Jr. (Stacy); three daughters, Lisa Carlyle (Allan), Madlyn Bailey (Farren), and Marcie Gore.  He has 11 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.

A receiving of family and friends will be held at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Oaknoll Chapel, on Sunday, June 30, 2019, from 1:00 until 2:15 pm, followed by his funeral service at 2:30 pm.  Interment will follow at Oaknoll Memorial Gardens.

Those gentlemen serving as pallbearers are asked to assemble at the funeral home on Sunday by 2:00 pm and include:  Tyler Gore, John Goolsby, Allan Carlyle, Farren Bailey, Austin Outlaw, Andrew Outlaw, Michael Brewer and Josh Bailey.

Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Oaknoll Chapel, has charge of the arrangements.


Mrs. Paulette Patricia Jordan, age 65, of Silver Creek, GA, passed away Wednesday, June 26, 2019, in a local hospital.

Mrs. Jordan was born in Detroit, MI on February 12, 1954, daughter of the former Evelyn Bayones and the late Rudy Paich.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, Albert Dewey Jordan.  Mrs. Jordan retired as a Lab Assistant with Georgia Highlands College following 26 years of employment.  She was an Ambassador for the College, was involved in the Baptist Student Union, and was a founding member of the College Choir.  Mrs. Jordan also received three Associate Degrees from the college and was working on her fourth.  She was a member of Cross Pointe Community Church.

Survivors include her son, Jody Jordan (Hannah Carpenter), Silver Creek, GA; her mother, Evelyn Paich, Lexington, MI; 3 sisters, Maureen McDade, Emmett, ID, Margaret Buffa, Clinton Township, MI, and Mary Paich, Sterling Heights, MI; a brother, Charles Paich (Ana), Burgettstown, PA; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 1, 2019, at 4pm in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel.  Her Pastor, the Rev. Gary Diggs will officiate.  Following the funeral service, Mrs. Jordan will be cremated in accordance with her wishes.

The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Monday from 2 until 4pm.

Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the funeral arrangements.


Mrs. Hazel Bennett Davis Mull, affectionately known as “Bettie”, age 87, of Rome, passed away Friday, June 28, 2019, in a local hospital.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at 11am at First Baptist Church of Lindale with her Pastor, the Rev. Eric Whelchel, officiating.  Private interment will follow later in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Monday from 5 until 7pm.

A complete obituary notice will be included later.

Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the funeral arrangements.

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