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April 15, 2024

Doras Edward Elmore

Doras Edward Elmore, 92, of Taylorsville, died peacefully in his home, surrounded by his family, on Saturday, December 2, 2023.

Born March 29, 1931, he was the son of the late Dorris Effrim Elmore and Lois Hurley Elmore. Doras served in the United States Navy. He was the janitor at Highland Elementary School and was a member of Grace Baptist Church.

Those left to cherish his memory include his five children, Pam Hamlin of Taylorsville, Sheila Elmore of the home, Edwin Elmore of Granite Falls, Bradley Elmore of Granite Falls, and Beth Crissman of Maiden.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, December 7, 2023, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., at Grace Baptist Church, 627 Rink Dam Road, Taylorsville, NC 28681. The funeral service will be at 1 p.m., Thursday, December 7, 2023, at Grace Baptist Church with Pastor Mark Bumgarner officiating. Burial will follow at Catawba Memorial Park.

Please sign the online guestbook on the Memorial Wall at

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  1. Kim Bowman Russell on December 6, 2023 at 1:05 am

    So sorry for your loss of your daddy. Doras was always so good to us when we were neighbors on the mill hill. We had some really good times together. My thoughts and prayers are with each of you during this sad time.

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