Gore, Flora Mae

Flora Mae Gore
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Mrs. Flora Mae Gore, 101, of Clovis, died Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2005, at the Retirement Ranch in Clovis.

She was born on May 23, 1903, in Custer County, Okla., to William and Eliza Cannaday Epperly.

She attended high school in Camargo, Okla. and finished high school at Southwestern College in Weatherford, Okla. She started college classes in the spring term of 1925. She married Noble Gore on June 30, 1926, in Arapahoe, Okla. She taught school in a one room schoolhouse south of Taloga, Okla. before moving to Lake Valley to teach school. They moved to California for a short time and returned to Lake Valley where the family ran a country store and farmed. She was a member of Eastern Star and was the worthy Matron of the Gotebo Chapter in the late 1940’s. She moved to Alamogordo in 1966 and worked as a school cafeteria cashier. In 1971 she moved to Clovis where she was involved in many programs at Baxter-Curren Senior Citizen Center for over 25 years. She was a member of Central Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; a son, Victor Allan Gore; a sister; and seven brothers.

Survivors include three sons, Byron Gore of Cordell, Okla., James Gore of Bozier City, La., and Douglas Gore of Rush Springs, Okla.; a daughter, Sunny Bode of Clovis; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

The Rev. Denver McGuire will officiate the services.

Burial will be at Raymond Cemetery in Taloga, Okla.

Arrangements are by Steed-Todd Funeral Home of Clovis.