Myrtle Porter
1926 - 2016
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Myrtle Porter

AMANDA: Myrtle Ruth Porter, 90, of Amanda, passed away at her residence surrounded by her familyon Sunday, October 9, 2016. She was born on May 6, 1926 in Grayson, North Carolina and was the daughter of the late John Quincy and Emma (Pennington) McCoy. She was a member of New Hope Assembly of God.

Myrtle is survived by three sons, Joseph (Connie) Porter Jr. of Stoutsville, Jerry L. (Anita) Porter of Lancaster and James R. (Susan) Porter of Amanda; three daughters, Betty (Jim) Smith of Stoutsville, Ruth (George) Boll of Chillicothe and Mary (David) Anderson of Amanda; 11 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and 24 great-great grandchildren; sister, Joann (Jay) Owen of North Carolina and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Porter Sr.; brothers, J.D., Ray and Hugh McCoy and sisters, Gail Price, Ruby Weaver and Esther Taylor

Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday at the Taylor Funeral Home in Amanda with Pastor Chuck Sharp officiating. Burial will be in Amanda Twp. Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

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Published in Lancaster Eagle-Gazette on Oct. 11, 2016.
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October 5, 2019
Mary Anderson
June 7, 2017
Gone but not forgotten. To a person that I called my Mom. I really miss the talks we used to have. I miss the kisses and hugs. I Love You and always have. I think of you all the time. I am thankful that I had you for a Mother. Love to all.
Mary Anderson
March 29, 2017
I did enjoy her pecan pies and I share in ya'lls grief for I really did liked her and talking to her
Charles O'Day
January 13, 2017
To My Mom
Oh how I miss you so much. You and Dad will always be in my heart and I will always cherish the memories. Wish you could be here on earth but I know you are heaven with no pain. You and Dad are my guardian angels. Love and Miss you both.

Much Love

Mary Anderson
October 15, 2016
Jus heard of myrtle's passing. So sorry for your loss. She was a special lady that my mom loved dearly. I pray for your families and wish you the best. Tom Bartram
Tom Bartram
October 12, 2016
David and Mary and Byron you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers and always remember she will always live on in your hearts.
Katie Ayers
October 12, 2016
Jeff and I are so sorry to hear about your mother. May you find comfort in your memories and in the love you shared.
Paulette Gerz
October 12, 2016
I am so very sorry for your loss of your mother. I hope your happy memories of Myrtle will get you
through this difficult time.
Karen Lovely
October 12, 2016
Lighting the way.
Terry Allen
October 12, 2016
Rest in peace, Mrs. Porter. To the family and friends, I send warm condolences, thoughts and prayers. She's watching over you all from a higher place.
Terry Allen
October 11, 2016
Please accept our heartfelt condolences. Myrtle was a dear, sweet lady.
Lee and Karol Bugbee
October 11, 2016
I Love You and Miss You Mom but I know where you are and I will come and see you someday. I know that you are happy to be in heaven with Dad.. I will keep you in my heart forever. Heaven gained another angel. You and Dad will always be my guardian angels.
Mary Anderson
October 11, 2016
sorry for your loss darwin and laura
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