Jerome Val Gore Jerome Val Gore, age 28, completed his earthly journey on Friday, June 3, 2005, at his home in Mapleton, Utah. He was born in Payson, Utah, on May 15, 1977, to Dennis and Virginia (Ferre) Gore of Mapleton, Utah. He graduated from Springville High School in 1995. Jerome studied industrial mechanics at UVSC. He was employed by Pacific States Cast Iron Pipe Co. in Provo, Utah. Jerome enjoyed hunting and horse riding. Jerome loved being a mechanic and working with tools. He also enjoyed being with his dog, Lady. He is survived by his parents, Dennis and Virginia Gore; and siblings: Marcy (Lewis) Bailey, of Pleasant Grove; Brandon Gore, of Mapleton; Cody (Sydney) Gore, of Mapleton; and Jessica (Jared) Balser, of Springville; nieces and nephews: Chelcy (Neal) Ellington, of Orem; Justine Jacobsen, of Pleasant Grove; Stefan Jacobsen, of Orem; Kyle Gore, of Mapleton; Lydia Gore, of Mapleton; Bela, Kyla, and Kole Balser, of Springville; and grandmother, Ruth Ferre, of Orem. He was preceded in death by grandparents: Art (Arthur Benjamin) and Elaine Gore, of Provo; Vern and Virla Whiting, of Provo; and Alma Ferre, of Orem. Jerome was very sensitive to everyone's needs and was always willing to help out, and could fix anything. We will miss his hugs and kisses. Jerome is dearly missed by his many family and friends and they cannot wait to be reunited with him. XOXO Friends and family are invited to graveside services on Wednesday, June 8, 2005, at 1 p.m., in the Evergreen Cemetery, 1997 South 400 East, Springville. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made at Pacific Horizon Credit Union, in Springville, in Jerome's name, to help out with funeral expenses. Condolences may be sent to www.wheelermortuary.com

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