Catherine Porter
1927 - 2019
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Catherine Porter was born March 1, 1927 in Tunica, Mississippi to the late John Cowan Sr. and Nannie Haywood. Catherine was a longtime resident of Gary, Indiana. Catherine was a former member of St. Phillip Lutheran Church. She was a paraprofessional in the Gary Community School Corp. Catherine is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Landis Porter Sr.; sons: Landis Jr., Paul and Kevin D. Porter; two brothers: John Jr. and Soloman Cowan; mother-in-law, Rena Porter; son-in-law, Roosevelt Jeffries; three sisters-in-law and three brothers-in-law. Catherine is survived by her loving children, daughter, Denise Jeffries and son, Hugh (Mary) Porter; grandchildren: Mona (Paul) Banks, Arthur Honeycutt, Paul (Cherry)Porter II and Ashley Porter; great grandchildren: Tremayne, Travis and Terron Honeycutt; great-great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation: Saturday, November 9, 2019 from 9:00a.m.-2:00p.m. with funeral service to follow at 2:00p.m. All funeral services held at the Guy & Allen Chapel, 2959 W. 11th Ave. Evangelist Lendora Jones, officiating. Interment: Fern Oaks Cemetery.



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Published in Post-Tribune on Nov. 6, 2019.
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November 9, 2019
Dear Denise:

On Behalf of the Froebel Class of 1965, I would like to extend our Deepest Sympathy in the loss of Your Mother..Please Know that You and Your Family are in Our Prayers..
May you find comfort in knowing that she is now in the Arms of the Lord.. "For in My Father's hours are MANY Mansions..I go to Prepare a Place for You..That where I am, there you may be ALSO!"..

Lena Patterson Smith
Froebel Class of 1965 Committee
Lena Smith
November 7, 2019
May God comfort you during this time of bereavement.
Kim Freeman-Wade
November 7, 2019
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Horace Matthews
November 7, 2019
To Denise, Hugh and family,

My condolences to you and your family, for the loss of your Mother, grandmother,
great-grandmother, and great-great grandmother.

May GOD give you the peace, that only HE can give, during this difficult time.

I will keep your family in my prayers.
Nancy Harris-Fortner
November 7, 2019
To Hugh
Sorry to hear of the loss of your mom. Being a member of St. Philip, we as a congregation were a family and your loss was a loss for me. May you be comforted my the grace of our loving father Jesus Christ.
Mary Jones
November 7, 2019
LaQuita Hampton
November 7, 2019
Denise & Huey,
So sorry to hear about the loss of your Mom. She was really special to me. God has a beautiful & wonderful being in His midst. Denise you took excellent care of your Mom & she was blessed to have such a wonderful & caring daughter as yourself. So do not let your heart be troubled as she is with our heavenly father. May God give you peace,comfort & strength. Take care & know that I love you both & praying for the family.
November 6, 2019
To Kevin
Sorry to of the lose of your mom. St. Philip Lutheran Church was a FAMILY and we have lost a family member. My prayers are with you. God speed.
Mary Jones
November 6, 2019
Denise,
You have our sincere condolences. Take comfort in knowing that you are the best daughter any mother could ask for. She knew you loved her unconditional. We are praying for you and your family.
Your neighbor,
Charles & LaQuita Clayton
LaQuita Clayton
November 5, 2019
Denise, you have my deepest sympathy. Elizabeth Day, Watkins.
Elizabeth Day Watkins
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