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Obituaries - John W. PORTER

Macomb Daily Journal - John Porter, 82, of Macomb Dies
Who: John Wallace Porter, 82, Macomb. Died: at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at McDonough District Hospital. Funeral: 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Sargents Funeral Home with the Rev. Dan Rebman officiating; military rites will be held at the grave. Burial: Bardolph Cemetery.  Born: Sept. 28, 1894, in Bardolph. Parents: George and Biance Kepple Porter. Married: Winifred Doris Westlake March 17, 1923, at Macomb. Survived by: his wife; two daughters, Bette Harper, Macomb, and Rosalie Baker, Dotham, Ala.; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by: his parents; daughter, Patti McFadden; one brother, Robert B. Porter and one sister, Mrs. Twila Holler. History: moved to Macomb in 1923; retired Globe American Corp. employee, a member of the Stronghurst Christian Church and a member of the Masonic Lodge and American Legion.

Contributed by Eileen Harper Worthington