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Shirley Temple Oxendine Gore: Tabor City

1941 – 2018

     Shirley Temple Oxendine Gore of Tabor City died Thursday, June 22, in her home. She was 76.

     Born June 24, 1941 in Robeson County, she was the daughter of the late Donald Oxendine and Lillie Mae Hunt Oxendine.

     She is survived by two sons, Charles Lynn Oxendine and Royce Lenwood “Sam” Gore, Jr. of Tabor City; four brothers, Bruce Oxendine of Lumberton, of Lumberton, LB Oxendine of Gastonia, Carl Lee Oxendine of Charlotte, and Lynwood Oxendine of Lumberton; a sister, Linda Helms of Monroe; one granddaughter, Tiffany Callihan of Bladenboro; and one great grandson, Cole Callihan.

     In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Ray Oxendine, Jerry Oxendine, RD Oxendine; and four sisters: Vestie Oxendine, Maebelle Gibson, Lois Tyler, and Brenda Oxendine.

     Funeral services were planned for 4 p.m. Monday, June 25 in Mt. Sinai Baptist Church, burial following in the Mt. Sinai Baptist Church Cemetery.

     Visitation was planned for the hour preceding the service in the church.

     A guest register is available here.