Fannie Gordon Shores went home to be with her Savior Friday evening, Aug. 3, 2018, at her home in Newton, under the care of Hospice.
Fannie, 92, the daughter of Arden Willobrid and Fenton Alice (Bradley) Worland, was born Dec. 27, 1925, near Leonard, Mo. She was a graduate of the Shelbina, Mo., Senior High School.
On Dec. 1, 1944, Fannie was united in marriage with Delbert Shores in Missouri. Fannie and Delbert moved to the Newton area in 1949, where she would work for Stockton’s Super Value, retiring in 1971. She had devoted her life to her family, and was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Fannie enjoyed ceramics, crocheting, taking care of her flowers and sewing.
Those left to honor Fannie’s memory include her daughters Judy (Joe) Nimmo of St. Charles, Ill., and Patricia Shores of Newton; her sons Delbert Jr. (Carol) Shores of Urbandale and George (Anna) Shores of Knoxville; her eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; a sister; and many good neighbors and friends.
Fannie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Delbert, Oct. 13, 1991; grandson, Chad Shores; a great-grandchild, Asher Aister Allen; her brother and three sisters.
A funeral mass for Fannie will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Newton, with a visitation one hour prior to the service. The Pence-Reese Funeral Home in Newton, has been entrusted with the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left to Fannie’s family, in her name or a charity of your choosing.
Online condolences may be left for the family at pencefh.com.