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Rebecca Gore Troupe: Tabor City

1948 – 2021

     Rebecca “Becky” Gore Troupe of Tabor City passed away on Saturday, Oct. 16, in Fairmont. She was 73.

     Born May 21, 1948 in Columbus County, she was the daughter of Rufus King Gore and Ruby Ilene (Ward) Gore.

     Survivors include her husband, Larry Dale Troupe of the home; son Wayne (Sandy) McCumbee of Little River; daughter Jessica (Matthew) Turbeville Robinson of Tabor City; step-son Michael (Ben) Troupe of Myrtle Beach; two brothers, Roscoe Gore of New Orleans, Louisiana and Richard (Sarah) Gore of Tabor City; three sisters, Rose Gore Saxton of Matthews, Rita (Donnie) Richardson of Loris, and Roxanne (Alan) Wright of Little River; grandchildren Tayton and Talon Robinson, Carrington Boyd, Ashlee (Chase) Ray, Bill McCumbee, Jr. and Kris McCumbee; and several great-grandchildren.

     She was preceded in death by her parents, Rufus and Ruby Gore; a daughter, Shelley Boyd; a grandson, Kenan Boyd; and a step-daughter, Jill Mills.

     A graveside funeral service was planned for 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19, at the Cherry Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

     Family planned to receive friends following the service.

     Memorials may be made to the NC School for the Deaf at Morganton, NC, 517 W. Fleming Dr., Morganton, NC 28655 (828) 432-5200 ncsd.net.

     A guest register is available here.