SAN ANGELO Mrs. William Lane Porter (Nicci), 101, of San Angelo, passed away on Saturday, July 26, 2014, in San Angelo. Nicci was born on Dec. 6, 1912, in Oak Park, Illinois to Nick and Effie Nichols. She graduated as a registered nurse from The Christ Hospital School of Nursing in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1935, and attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She married Dr. William Lane Porter in Cincinnati in 1937. She and her family moved to San Angelo in 1949. Nicci was a longstanding member of St. Luke United Methodist Church, the Women's Medical Auxiliary and the San Angelo Symphony Guild. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1984. Nicci is survived by her sons, William Lane Porter Jr. of Washington, D.C. and Richard Lee Porter of San Angelo; a grandchild, Erin Lee Porter and her husband, Jesse Fisher of Portland, Oregon; and her three great-grandchildren, Ella Fisher, Tajo Fisher and Lukas Fisher, all of Portland, Oregon. The family will receive friends from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Johnson's Funeral Home. A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 31, 2014, in Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens with Rev. Bill Harris officiating. Family and friends may sign an online register book at www.johnsons-funeralhome.com.
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Published in GoSanAngelo from July 30 to July 31, 2014