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Gladis Udora Porter

Roanoke Valley, Virginia

Jan 6, 1931 - Apr 19, 2013

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Often people's memories of someone who has had a long illness and is getting ready to pass are very sad ones, but my last memory of Mrs Porter makes me smile and chuckly every time I think of it. She was being driven away from a big family breakfast at Country Cookin' back in January. Her body was so frail that we were just amazed that she made it there. She needed oxygen toward the end of the meal and it was obvious she was tiring out by then. After Linda Faye and Mike helped her back in...

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.

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Gladis Udora Bryant Porter, of Salem, VA, was promoted to glory on Friday, April 19, 2013 at the age of 82. She was a soldier of The Salvation Army Corps of Roanoke, VA. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Thomas Warren Porter; mother, Maggie Elizabeth Bryant; and father, Henry...

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