Mr. Loren Wilson Vore, 87, of Leachville, passed from this life, early Saturday, May 12, 2012, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Dunkirk, Ind., he was the son of the late Homer and Minnie Blankenbaker Vore and was raised in Red Key, Ind. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and had been a Leachville area resident since 1947. Mr. Vore was a retired farmer and a member of the First Baptist Church in Leachville. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Irda Mae Robinson Vore, in 2008, six brothers, and three sisters.
Survivors include three sons; Jerrell Wayne Vore and wife, Ruth Ann of Jonesboro, James Wilson Vore and wife Mary of Cardwell, Mo., Gary Gene Vore of Paragould; eight grandchildren,
Michael Wayne Vore and wife Donna, Michelle Renee Bowman and husband Greg, Nicholas James Vore, Chad Edward Vore, Christopher Vore, Jonathan Vore, Gary Gene Vore, Jr. and Connie Vore; nine great-grandchildren, Makayla Richardson, Emily Vore, Jared Vore, Joey Vore, Jacob Bowman, Katie Bowman, Colt Vore, Cody Vore and Mylissa Vore; two sisters, Lucy Myers of Dunkirk, Ind., and Leavera Stockton of Hartford City, Ind.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 15, at the First Baptist Church in Leachville with Rev. David Price officiating. Burial will follow in Greene County Memorial Gardens in Paragould. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
The family received visitors Monday evening from 6-8 at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Leachville.
Guest register is www.howardfuneralservice.com.