Edna Huddleston Gore

Edna Huddleston Gore

Funeral services for Mrs. Edna Huddleston Gore, 98, of Algood, were held at 1 p.m Friday, September, 11, 2020, from the Cookeville chapel of Hooper-Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home with Justin Grant officiating. Interment followed in Algood City Cemetery.

Edna passed away Tuesday September 8, 2020, at Signature Health Care of Putnam County.

She was a member of Church on the Hill and charter member of Algood First Baptist Church.

Ever optimistic, Edna loved her family, church, and all her dear friends she made during her long life. She always looked for the good in everyone.

Born September 18, 1921, in Louisville, KY, she was the daughter of the late Clarence Huddleston and Bertha Swallows Huddleston.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 72 years, William Roy Gore, who passed away in 2014; three infant siblings; a daughter, Anna Ruth Gore; two sons, Walter and Kenneth Gore; and beloved sister, Edith Richmond.

She is survived by two sons, Harold (Reba) Gore and Gerald (Rose) Gore; a daughter, Brenda (Cordell) Richardson; seven grandchildren, Wayne (Kelly) Gore, Lynne (Jessica) Gore, Angie (Jimmy) Harville, Nikki (Keith) Morrison, Jerry (Melissa) Gore, Rhonda Gore, and Billy Gore.

Family members served as pallbearers.

The Gore family wants to thank special in-home caregivers Treva Oakley and Angel Ramsey. They were wonderful to our mom. Also, thank you to all the wonderful nurses and staff at Signature Health Care. Words can’t express our gratitude for the love and compassion shown to our mother. Your kindness will always be remembered. She loved all of you.

Special care provided by Hooper, Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home. (C)