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Services will be 12 noon on Thursday March 29, 2018 at L.E. Black, Phillips and Holden Funeral Home for Mrs. Grace M. Fore who departed this life March 22, 2018.
She was born September 25, 1925 in Washington, DC a daughter of Charles Howard and Flossie Atchison Woodruff. She was a homemaker and a former member of Price Memorial AME Zion church where she served as an usher. She had also been a member of the Mother’s Council of the YMCA. She also loved planning style shows.
She leaves to cherish her memories her daughter with whom she made her home Gloria Thomas; a brother John Woodruff of Youngstown; five grandchildren, Tierney Woodruff whom she reared, Richard Thomas Jr. both of Youngstown, Tangela (Carlos) Shipp of Stockton, CA., Derrick Thomas of Virginia Beach and Robert E. (Alysia) Johnson; a nephew whom she reared John Woodruff; 14 great-grandchildren; 7 great-great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband John Charles Fore, her parents; a son Robert E. Woodruff; a sister Thelma Weaver and a brother Howard Woodruff. Friends may call one hour prior to the service 11:00am-12noon at the funeral home.