John Snow Shores, a 22-year employee at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education Conference Center and Hotel, died Oct. 31.
Shores, 49, was born in Greenwood, S.C., but grew up in the nearby town of Ware Shoals, S.C.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in English in 1982 from Clemson University and a master’s degree in journalism from UGA in 1987.
After completing his master’s degree program, he began working at the Georgia Center. At the time of his death, he was the editorial and production manager in the Georgia Center’s marketing and communications department.
A service for Shores was held Nov. 8. Memorials may be made to The Arch Foundation, Attn: In Memory of John Shores, c/o Grady College of Journalism, UGA, 120 Hooper St., Athens, GA 30602.