Icis May Gore

Icis May Gore

July 8, 1927 – January 27, 2018

Bedford- Icis May Gore, 90, of Bedford, died at 4:27 am on Saturday, January 27 2018 at IU Health Bedford Hospital.

Born July 8, 1927 in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Everett Bert and Maggie (Craig) Brock.  She married James W. “Banty” “Peppers” Gore on September 2, 1950 and he preceded her in death on December 24, 2016.  She had worked at Crane Depot and also the shirt factory of Relliance Manufacturing and was a housewife for many years.

Survivors include three daughters, Deborah Cox of Bedford, Sheryl Myers and husband Stephen of Bedford, Patsy Wheeler and husband George of Bedford; two sons, Danny Joe Gore and wife Laura of Bedford, Joseph Gore and wife Crissy of Bedford; twelve grandchildren, Shelly Rainey, James Cox, Valarie Lovell, Jayce Shifflett, Onis Wheeler, Kenya Wheeler, Seith Wheeler, Steven Gore, Samuel Gore, Riley Gore, Gavin Gore, and Brad Myers; twenty-three great grandchildren; two great -great grandchildren; one brother, Roy Lee Brock and wife Regina; four sisters, Emma Sue Cagle, Virginia Ruth Charles and husband Jack, Barbara Jo Southern and husband Larry, and Bonnie Gail Lynch.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Everett and Maggie Brock; her husband, James W. “Banty” “Peppers” Gore; one son, Alan Gore; one grandson, Joshua Wheeler; one great grandson, Noah Gore; five brothers, Marvin Bert, Robert Eugene, Fred Wayne, Willie Dale, and Home Dean Brock; four sisters, Joy Helen Hacker, Anna Pearl Williams, Ruby Lorena George, and Sharon Rose Brock; and a son-in-law, John Cox.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, January 31st from the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary.  Burial will follow in the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Cemetery in Silverville.  Visitation will be from 3:00 to 9:00 pm on Tuesday, January 30th at the Day & Carter Mortuary and from 9:00 am until the hour of service on Wednesday.