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Elbert Hughes Gore

Elbert Hughes Gore, 83, of Pikeville, Tennessee, died Thursday, November 14, 2019 at home.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Lawson Gore; parents, Jim and Nellie Mae Gore; brothers, Ray and James Gore; sister-in-law, Shirley Gore; and brother-in-law, Johnny Jones.

He is survived by his daughters, Wanda (Robert) Dyer of Pikeville, Donna Conner and Shirley Martin of Cleveland; step-son, Jackie Lawson of California; nine grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; sister, Martha Jones of Red Bank; brothers, Lee Gore of Pikeville and Robert Gore of Crossville; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Sunday, November 17, at 1:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Burial was in Beach Cemetery.

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Arrangements are by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home in Pikeville.

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