THOMASVILLE - Mrs. Helen Myers Shore, 92, of Westchester Harbour, formerly of June Street, Thomasville, died Saturday afternoon, Oct.12, 2013, at the nursing center.
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She was born February 16, 1921 in Gaston County, a daughter of Benjamin Anderson Myers and Stacy Ann George Myers.
She was employed with Carolina Hosiery Mill, retiring in 1984. Mrs. Shore was a member of Park Place Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a daughter, Imogene Shore; sons, Benny Gordon Shore and Jimmy Lee Shore; and a sister, Nadine Hedgepath, a grandson Mark Fortner.
On May 1, 1937, she was married to Otis Odell Shore, who died May 10, 2006.
Surviving are grandchildren, Kimberly Ward and husband Howard and Bruce Shore, both of Gastonia; Annette Gianopoulos and husband Chris, Christal Flannery and Maida Martin and husband Roger, all of Thomasville; Jeff Shore and wife Donna of Denton and Kerry Hinshaw of Wilmington; 13 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, at Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery with the Rev. Tom Campbell officiating.
Mrs. Shore will remain at the J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home until the service hour. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday and other times at their respective homes.
The family request any memorial contributions be directed to Park Place Baptist Church, 201 Kern Street, Thomasville, NC 27360.
Online condolences may be sent to the Shore family at www.jcgreenandsons.com.
J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home
122 West Main Street Thomasville, NC 27360
Published in Gaston Gazette on Oct. 14, 2013