CAMILLA -- Cecil J. Gore, 90 of Pelham, died Saturday, April 20,2013 at his residence.
Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M., Monday, April 22,2013 at Pelham First Baptist Church with interment in Pinecrest Memory Gardens. Rev. David Pickering will officiate.
Serving as pallbearers will be Carl David Phelps, Brent Rigsby, Sonny Glenn, Richie Ford, Brett Rigsby, and Garrison Glenn.
Honorary pallbearers will be Katherine, Madeleine, Elizabeth, and John Allen Rigsby; Jackson, Hudson, and Chason Glenn; Allison, Matthew, Andrew Ford.
Born February 10,1923 in Mitchell County to Autry West Gore and James Gore, Sr., Mr. Gore was a member of First Baptist Church of Pelham and a charter member of Sherwood Baptist Church of Albany. In his early years, Mr. Gore worked for the Camilla Enterprise and Camilla post office. He was the former owner and operator of the Pelham Variety Works. For many years he worked for a national food company as a sales representative. Mr. Gore later worked for Flynt's Machine Shop where he retired as office manager. He was a past member of the Lions Club of Pelham and previous Pelham City Councilman, and was also active with the Boy Scouts. He enjoyed boating, woodworking, photography, and gardening but his free time was best spent with his beloved wife and family. Mr. Gore was preceded in death by his parents; a stepson Johnny Hughes; sisters, Pauline Lofton, Katherine Williams, and Joyce G. Morrell; brothers, James Gore, Jr. and Holcombe Gore.
Survivors include his wife, Pauline Joiner Gore of Pelham; a daughter Debbie Phelps and husband, David of Camilla; brothers Mack Gore of Jacksonville, FL, Wayne Gore of
Fernandina Beach, FL., Steele Gore (Vivian) of Woodbine, GA.; sister, Nell Carlton (Dell) of Tallahassee, FL.; grandchildren Jennifer Rigsby (Brent) of Albany, Caroline Glenn (Sonny) of Moultrie, Rebecca Ford (Richie) of Atlanta and Carl David Phelps (Anne) of Fitzgerald; great grandchildren, Katherine, Brett, Madeleine, Elizabeth and John Allen Rigsby; Garrison, Jackson, Hudson and Chason Glenn; and Allison, Matthew and Andrew Ford.
Visitation was 4:00-6:00 P.M" Sunday, April 21,2013 at Parker-Bramlett Funeral Home, Camilla, Ga.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Pelham or Hospice of Southwest Georgia.
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