Obituary of Vilney Lee Gore
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Lee Gore, age 81, of Pikeville, TN, died Thursday, September 2, 2021 at home with his family by his side.
He worked at La-Z-Boy in Dayton for 30 years until his retirement. He loved farming and his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and all children.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jim and Nellie Mae Cooley Gore; and brothers, James, Ray, Elbert and Clarence Gore.
Lee will be dearly missed by his wife of 60 years, Treva Watson Gore; daughter, Vicky (Wade) Thompson; son, Jeff (Mammie) Gore, all of Pikeville; and the grandchildren he loved so much, James Thompson, Kayla Thompson and Chelsea Gore; great-granddaughter, Debra Thompson; step-grandchildren, Valerie Davis and Shae Davis; sister, Martha Jones; brother, Robert (Toy) Gore; several sister-in-laws, brother-in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. CDT in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Elmer Blaylock officiating. Burial will be in Watson’s Chapel Cemetery. Online condolences can be made at www.reedfamilyfh.com. Arrangements are by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, 1171 Main Street, Pikeville, TN. Visitation will be held Tuesday, September 7, 2021 from 11:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m. CDT.