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Minnie Gore Blackburn: Tabor City

1941 – 2019

     Minnie Gore Blackburn of Tabor City died Tuesday, Dec. 31, in her home. She was 78.

     Born Jan. 9, 1941 in Columbus County, she was the daughter of the late Samuel Earl Gore and Mary Leona Smith Gore and the widow of Cecil Blackburn.

     She is survived by one son, Walter Wright of Tabor City; four sisters, Edna Gore Small, Earline Gore Wright, Janet Gore Wright, all of Tabor City, and Barbara Gore Whaley of Nakina; four grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.

     In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one son, Michael Dale Wright; one granddaughter; and one brother in law.

     Funeral services were planned for 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 3, in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Tabor City, burial following in Spivey Cemetery.

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

     A guest register is available here.