Delores C. Poore of Asheville, NC died Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at Mission Hospital. She was the daughter of Lemuel Macon Smith and Middie Ruth Letmon. Delores enjoyed playing bingo, shopping, and spending time with family and friends. She was a member of the Class of ’68.
Delores was preceded in death by her mother and father, first husband, Thomas Poore, and brother, Robert Smith.
She leaves to cherish her precious memory, her husband, Phillip Payne; daughters, Kimberly Poore and Sherie (Jim) Gillis; God daughter, Tijuana Whitted; sisters, Edith Blair, Linda (Phillip) Gibbs, and Gloria (David) Robinson of Asheville; 4 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and many friends.
A memorial service will be held at 12:30 pm Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at the chapel of Ray Funeral & Cremation Service. The family will receive friends 30 minutes prior to the service.
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