Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon in Boise for
Mrs. Nellie Iona Porter 76 of 411 E. 46th. Who died
Thursday at her home.
The Rev. LaVerle Baldwin officiated and burial was at
Peaceful Valley near Marsing.
Mrs. Porter born at Spruce, Mo. Aug. 26, 1884 and came to
Silver Creek with her parents when 13.
She was married to Andrew Porter in Arco Dec. 31, 1901 and
they moved to Gate, Okla shortly after their marriage. They
came to the Boise
Valley in 1910. Mr.
Porter died in 1951. She was a member of the Follower’s of
Her survivors include five sons, Chester of Gannett,
Sylvester, Oregon City, Ore., Amos of Grants Pass, Ore., and
Andrew and Evard both of Boise; seven daughters; Mrs. Garnett
Farrens and Mrs. Ona Kester both of Cambridge, Mrs. Nettie
Eells, Caldwell and Mrs. Hazel Broadie, Mrs. Iva Borgeman,
Mrs. Opal Eells and Mrs. Emeral Prescott all of this area; two
sisters Mrs. Bessie Berends, Marsing and Mrs. Nettie Anderson,
Caldwell; 87 grandchildren and 99 great-grandchildren.