Sherman Democrat- April 5, 1976
JOE MARVIN PORTER, SR
Services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday
in the Waldo Funeral Chapel for Joe Marvin Porter, Sr., 77, of Route 2,
Whitesboro, former Harwicke-Etter Co. employee who died Sunday, 4 April
1976 at a Sherman hospital.
Services will be conducted by Rev.
Charles Glass of the First Pentecostal Church of God and Dr. Tom Brandon
of First Baptist Church. Burial will be at West Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Porter was born in Grayson County,
son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Pleas M. Porter, and was married to the former
Avannah Spencer on August 15, 1922 in Sherman. His father once served as
Grayson County Sheriff. He was a tool room supervisor at Hardwicke-Etter
for 40 years prior to his retirement in 1964. e attended public school
in Hollis Oklahoma, and Southmayd and Ivy Business College. He served with
the army's 36th Division during World War I. He was a member of the Baptist
Survivors are his wife of Sherman;
sons, Joe Porter, Jr.of route 2 Whitesboro and Richard A. Porter of Austin;
brothers, George W. Porter of Sherman and Sid Porter of South Gate, California;
sisters, Mrs. Lalla Brackett and Mrs. Loyce Henningsen, both of Gainesville;
and two grand-children.
Cousins of Mr. Porter will be pallbearers.
The family will be at the funeral home
from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday and at other times at the Bob Richardson residence,
Route 4, Shrerman.
Sherman Democrat, Page B-11
Graveside services for Mrs. Avannah
Spencer Porter of Route 2, Whitesboro, 86 year old former Sherman resident
who died Wednesday, 5 March 1986 at a Sherman hospital, will be held at
2 p.m. Friday in West Hill Cemetery.
The Rev. Tom Price of the First United
Methodist Church will officiate, with arrangements by Waldo Funeral Home.
Mrs. Porter was born in Howe, a daughter
of Thomas J. and Vina Davis Spencer.
A lifelong Grayson County resident,
she had lived in Sherman for most of her life and moved to Whitesboro a
few months ago. She was a Methodist.
Surviving are her sons, Joe Porter
Jr. of Whitesboro and Richard Porter of Dallas; and two grandchildren.
The family will be at the Joe Porter,
Jr. residence on Route 2, Whitesboro.
GEORGE W. PORTER
Graveside services for George William
Porter, 80 year old retired machinist of 414 N. Binkley, who died Tuesday
at a Sherman hospital, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at West Hill Cemetery.
The Rev. Richard Braun of the First
Presbyterian Church will officiate, with arrangements by Waldo Funeral
Mr. Porter was born 26 October 1900
in Grayson County, son of Mr. and Mrs. Pleas Porter, and married Marguerite
Engman on Febuary 17, 1923 in Sherman. He retired from Hardwicke-Etter
Company in 1966 after working 42 years as a machnist.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World
War I and a member of the Travis Masonic Lodge 117 and the First Presbyterian
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Bill
(Marilyn) Haire of Spring; sisters, Mrs. Loyce Henningsen and Mrs. Pat
Brackett, both of Gainesville; brother, Sidney Porter of South Gate, California;
and one grand-daughter.
Sherman Democrat, March 7, 1978
Graveside services will be held at 11:30
a.m. Wednesday at West Hill Cemetery for Mrs. Marguerite E. Porter, 77,
housewife of 414 N. Binkley, who died Monday at a Sherman hospital.
Services will be conducted by Rev.
Richard Braun of the First Presbyterian Church, with burial under the direction
of Waldo Funeral Home.
Mrs. Porter was born in 1901 at Durant,
Oklahoma, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Engman and married George William
Porter February 17, 1923 in Sherman. She was a member of the First Presbyterian
Survivors are her husband; daugher,
Mrs. Marilyn Haire of Houston; and one grand-daughter.
Pallbearers will be Kirk Eubanks, Bill
Meredith, George Sofey, Tom Jefferson, Frank Bentley, Bob Wiley, Clyde
L. Hall and Frank Trau.
The family requests that memorials
be made to the American Cancer Society or the Masonic Children's Home.
The family will be at 414 N. Binkley