OBITUARY: Dorothy Louise Porter

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Dorothy Louise Reid Porter, age 77, of Springfield, Tennessee passed away Monday, October 24, 2022 at her home.

Mrs. Porter was born January 29, 1945 in Springfield to the late Otis Lee and Vieny Esther Eden Reid.

She was a member of Williams Chapel Missionary Baptist Church and a member of the Springfield Senior Citizens.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Porter was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Jerry Porter; brothers, Thomas Reid and Henry Reid; and sisters, Beverly Pulley, Margie Reid, Ruthie Reid, Sarah Reid and Bobbie Keith.

She is survived by her children, Brenda (Mark) Farmer, Jay Porter and Joseph Porter; grandchildren, Amy (Ryan) McClintock, Jenny (Jesse) Bilyeu, Joey Farmer, Foster Porter, Bennet Porter and Katie Robinson; great-grandchildren, Tatum, Kellen, Sky, Presley and Wyatt; daughters-in-love, Kelly Robinson and Jennifer Waynick; and sisters, Joyce Qualls and Sammie Morris.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 pm Friday, October 28, 2022 in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield with Bro. James Shoulders officiating. Burial will follow in Springfield Memorial Gardens with Joey Farmer, Foster Porter, Bennet Porter, Ryan McClintock, Jesse Bilyeu and Abelardo Solis serving as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 pm Thursday and again from 11 am until time of the service at 1 pm on Friday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or go to www.stjude.org/donate

Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Springfield is in charge of these arrangements. https://www.austinandbell.com

AUSTIN & BELL FUNERAL HOME-509 WALNUT STREET, SPRINGFIELD, TN (615) 384-1000

 

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