ENOLA-GAYE PORTER
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Age 49, of Detroit, died Sunday October 10, 2004, suddenly in her home. She was born May 13, 1955, in Mt. Clemens, Michigan and was a lifelong resident of Detroit. Ms. Porter, a vivacious and charismatic worldwide traveler, enjoyed New York City theater, arts, music and had a special place in her heart for Disneyworld, visiting annually. Ms. Porter possessed a passion for music and was lead singer for "Slant Six." An avid Rosarian, she inherited the special gift of horticulture from her mother who pre-deceased her. At one time Enola boasted of having over 400 prize rose bushes and was a member of the American Rose Society. She also starred in Cutt films produced by Ted Mitchell. She is survived by her loving companion of 27 years, John Martin Goode and a multitude of friends worldwide. She will be sadly missed by her Great Dane "Zeus". Visitation will be Friday 2-9p.m. Funeral service Saturday 12 noon at Buehler Funeral Home, 26429 Gratiot, Roseville.

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Published in The Detroit News on Oct. 14, 2004.