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Portia Bott

Corpus Christi - Portia Jeanne Bott, 62 passed away October 23, 2020. She was born in Corpus Christi, Texas to Winston Frederick Bott and Patricia Josephine Crawford Bott.

She is preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by her daughter Sarah Brennan Kolb of Austin, TX; brothers, W. F. (Rick) Bott Jr. of Houston, TX, and David Crawford Bott of Jackson, WY.

She attended Richard King High School in Corpus Christi (class of 1976), received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Corpus Christi State University in Political Science and a Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the University of Texas Law School in Austin. Portia was board-certified in civil appellate law and practiced throughout Texas, most recently in Corpus Christi with Gault, Nye and Quintana LLP. She was a founding member of the Coastal Bend Women Lawyer Association.

Portia had a life-long love for many dear friends made at both school and work as well as her many pets. The family thanks devoted care givers: Kay Altheid, Mari Garcia and Teresa Sanchez, as well as the partners and colleagues at her employer who tirelessly supported her.

A memorial service will be held at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Corpus Christi on Thursday November 5th at 1:00 pm.

Online condolences may be left at www.charliemarshallfuneralhomes.com

(Tel: 361-757-3221).




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Published in Corpus-Christi Caller-Times from Oct. 28 to Nov. 1, 2020.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
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Memorial service
01:00 PM
St. Mark's Episcopal Church
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November 5, 2020
We are very saddened to just find out today, November 5, 2020, about Ms. Portia’s passing. We got the opportunity to meet her while she worked in Kenedy, Texas. We live in Runge, Texas. She was the most compassionate, professional, heart of gold lawyer we’ve ever known!!! I had Never met such a kind, willing to help you, kind of lawyer like Ms. Portia. She was the Best lawyer we ever had for the short time we knew her before she left Karnes County. Heaven has definitely gained another Angel Our deepest most heartfelt condolences to her family. May God wrap His arms around you all at this most difficult time and may He give you the strength , comfort and peace you all need. Ms Portia was a beautiful lady inside and out and she will truly be missed. With much love, Norma Linda and Enrique Ramos. Runge, Texas
Norma Linda&Enrique Ramos
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October 30, 2020
I was a law clerk with Portia on the court of appeals 1985-1987. She was a thoughtful, compassionate, and dedicated woman and a fine attorney. I am sad to hear of her passing.
William R. Kendall
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