Claudia Griffith Gore, age 84, departed this life on Monday, May 11, 2020 at her home in Oneida. Claudia was the daughter of the late Mitchell and Carrie Hamby Griffith of the Brimstone Community. She attended the Lone Mountain Missionary Baptist Church as a young woman. Claudia was saved and a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Kingston, Tennessee for 22 years. She moved to Oneida and joined Helenwood Baptist Church and remained a member there until her death. Claudia was a devout Christian woman and loved her Lord and Savior. She also enjoyed collecting glassware, dolls, and antiques. She was an avid lover of all different kinds of flowers.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by a sister, Jean Dickey; two brothers, Lonzie and Donald Griffith; five brothers-in-law, Carl Dickey, Arvil Overton, Edd Ellis, Norton Tate and Wayne Terrell.
Claudia is survived by her loving husband of 49 years, Marion (M.C.) Gore of Oneida; six sisters, Maxie Overton of Robbins, Maudia Ellis of Florence, KY, Zelma Tate of Huntsville, Lola Terrell of Dry Ridge, KY, Margie Williams (Phillip) of Dayton, Ohio and Bonnie Lawson (Jimmy) of Robbins; 9 nieces; 6 nephews; and other family and friends to grieve her passing.
Friends may visit with the Gore family on Thursday, May 14, 2020 from 10 a.m. until time of the funeral service at 12 noon at Helenwood Baptist Church (235 Main Street, Helenwood, TN) with Bro. Ray Bearden and Bro. David Barnhouse officiating. Music will be provided by Brenda West and the Stephens Brothers.
Committal service will follow in the Lone Mountain Cemetery in Robbins. Pallbearers will be family and friends.
West-Murley Funeral Home is serving the family of Claudia Griffith Gore.
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