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Wanda Nell Gore Stocks

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Mrs. Wanda Nell Gore Stocks, 79, went to be with her Lord and Savior Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, at her home.  She was born Oct. 4, 1940, in Columbus County, the daughter of the late Robert Luther Hall Gore and Vassie Gore.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Ed Gore and Howard Gore; five sisters, Ola Leigh Cox, Clovis Long, Jeanette Long, Betty Jo Long and Agnes Stocks.

Nell was a member of Seven Creeks Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school for many years. She was also the president of the WMU.

Her funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5, at Seven Creeks Baptist Church with Revs. Mark Hughes, Joe Turner and Glenn Lane officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Charles Verton Stocks; two sons, Charles Edwin Stocks and wife, Faye, and Anthony Stocks and wife, Emily, both of Nakina; one  daughter, Lynn Penny and husband, Rob, of Nakina; one brother, Guy Gore of Nakina; six grandchildren, Misty Hardwick and husband, Chris, Talisha Gibson and Casey Penny, all of Nakina, Kyle Stocks and wife, Paige, of Hickory, Taylor Housand and husband, Addison, and Zachary Stocks, both of Tabor City; seven great-grandchildren, Annelle Housand, Calvin Stocks, Autumn Suggs and husband, Cameron, Joel Hardwick, Aubrey Stocks, Aedan Stocks, Castle Gibson; one great-great granddaughter, Charley Mae Suggs; and many nieces and nephews.

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