Mrs. Joan Louise Shores Gore, age 76, of Silver Creek, passed away on Sunday, June 6, 2021, at her residence.
Mrs. Gore was born in Rome, Georgia on January 21, 1945, daughter of the late Clarence Shores and the late Susie Boswell Shores. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Billy Clarence Gore, Sr., by two sisters, Mary Frances Shores and Jeanette Shores Streetman, and by a brother, Jeremiah Shores. Mrs. Gore was of the Baptist faith and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She graduated from Shorter College with a bachelor’s degree in Education and later received her master’s degree from Berry College. Mrs. Gore taught at East Central Elementary, Pepperell Primary, and Midway Elementary until her retirement in 1998.
Survivors include three daughters, Madlyn Bailey (Farren), Silver Creek; Lisa Carlyle (Allan), Lawrenceville, and Marcie Gore, Rome; a son, Bill Gore, Jr. (Stacy), Rome; 11 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; three brothers, James Shores, John Shores, and John Streetman; four sisters, Teresa Streetman, Marie Werner, Diane Schroyer, and Janie Sue Haywood; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 10, 2021, at 2pm in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Oaknoll Chapel, with the Rev. Jerry Brooks officiating. Private interment will follow in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Oaknoll Chapel, on Thursday from 1pm until the service time.
Mrs. Shannon Lane Mull, age 46, of Silver Creek, GA, passed away on Saturday, June 5, 2021, at her residence.
Mrs. Mull was born in Centre, AL, on October 7, 1974, daughter of the late David Henderson and the late Jane Armstrong Baswell. She was also preceded in death by her stepmother, Glenda Henderson, and by her sister, Brandi Henderson. Mrs. Mull was a 1993 graduate of Cherokee County High School. She was a homemaker who would go out of her way to help her family, no matter what she was going through. Mrs. Mull was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include her husband, Mike Mull, Silver Creek, to whom she was married on May 28, 2010; 2 children, Starr Dunn (Matt), Gaylesville, AL, and Raymee Burt; 1 grandchild, Scarlett Dunn, Gaylesville, AL, and another on the way; 2 brothers, Kerry Henderson (Lacey Danielle) and Jimmy Scott (Laura), both of Gaylesville, AL; 2 special friends, Dee Epps and Sherry White; aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2pm on Friday, June 11, 2021, at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, with the Rev. Steven Swift officiating.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, June 10, 2021, from 6pm until 8pm at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel.
Pallbearers are to assemble by 1:30pm on Friday at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, and include: Kenneth Mull, Nathan Milam, Willie Epps, Brandon Byram, Colby Scott and Chris White.
Flowers will be accepted or please contact Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, for memorial donation information.