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Janice Gore Smith: Whiteville

1941 – 2020

     Janice Gore Smith of Whiteville died Monday, Feb. 10, in the Lower Cape Fear LifeCare Center, Whiteville. She was 78.

     Born July 2, 1941 in Robeson County, she was the daughter of the late Joe Lupton and Del Bella Gore.

     She is survived by one daughter, Sheila Caines and husband William of Loris; one son, William Shawn Smith of Florence; one sister, Brenda Kay Horne of Whiteville; five grandchildren, Candace Smith, Trey Caines, Lance Caines, Annabelle Caines and Alyssa Caines; and three great grandchildren.

     In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Thomas Wayne Gore; one grandson, William Kirk Smith.

     A graveside service was planned for noon Wednesday, Feb. 12, at Gore Cemetery on MM Ray Road, Tabor City.

     In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, PO Box 417005 Boston, MA 02241-7005 or to Lower Cape Fear LifeCare 206 Warrior Trail, Whiteville, NC 28472

     A guest register is available here.