Doris Murel Snelson Fore, 91, of Leesburg, GA died Monday, January 6, 2020 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. Graveside funeral services will be held Friday, January 10, 2020 at 10:00 AM at Leesburg Cemetery. Rev. Wallace Willis and Pastor Steve Kegley will officiate.
Mrs. Fore was born in Hillsboro, TX on October 28, 1928 and grew up in West, TX. After High School while working as a switchboard operator, during World War II, she met her husband, Jack, when she connected a telephone call to his Mother while he was stationed with the United States Air Force in Texas. After they married, they moved to Atlanta, GA where Jack was attending Georgia Tech.
They moved to Leesburg, GA and she was not only a homemaker and loving mother, she was a working part of their businesses, Jack M. Fore Oil Company and Leesburg Auto Parts. Mrs. Fore was a member of the First Baptist Church of Leesburg and the Sunday Sisters Sunday School Class. She loved arts and crafts, was an accomplished artist and loved to crochet for people. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack M. Fore, Sr.
Survivors include her children, Sue Fore (Raymond Edwards), Leesburg, GA, Ann Groover (Bill), Belleview, FL, Jackie Fore-Chancy (David), Unadilla, GA, Deveta Dooley (Daniel), Cumming, GA, Jack M. Fore, Jr., Leesburg, GA, grandchildren, Chanta’ Hatfield Howard (Jim), Sandy Springs, GA, Aperil Hatfield Sellers, Dacula, GA, Brad Hatfield, Jr. (Ashley), Dawson, GA, Lori McDonald (Robert Smith), Ocala, FL, Joe Groover (Victoria), Stafford, VA, Cal Groover, Murphy, NC, Katelyn Manresa (Julio), Summerfield, FL, Jack M. Fore, III, Bathe, NY, Greg Fore, Lee Co, GA, James Donavan Fore (Erica), Norfolk, VA, Connor Dooley, Cumming, GA, a step-grandchild, Cal Chancy (Katie) Savannah, GA, a special niece, Sharon Snelson Wilson (Dan), Logansville, GA, 20 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.
The family will receive visitors Thursday, January 9, 2020 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Mathews Funeral Home.
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