Doors to the Past

Porter Cemetery

PORTER CEMETERY
Cabell County, West Virginia


Porter Detail List

Latitude: N 38 19.262
Longitude: W 082 13.317
Elevation: 618 feet
Accuracy: 19 feet


From Barboursville take Route 10 to Salt Rock, Cabell County, West Virginia. At Salt Rock turn Right onto Madison Creek Road and the cemetery is across the road from the elementary school.  The cemetery is fence and well keep up.

Submitted by Barry Huffstutler.
Read Feb 2002.
Updated Dec 3, 2006


AUDREY  NIDA  ADKINS
APR. 11, 1909    JULY 13, 1985
WIFE  OF  LYNGUS  ADKINS

Footstone: "A.N.A."


DOWARD  CLINE
ADKINS
MAY 6, 1910
MAY 6, 1983

Note: This stone has a vase on it that has a heart with
"IN LOVING MEMORY" on it.


FREDA  GLADYS
ADKINS
FEB. 21, 1928
MARCH 7, 1980

Note: This stone has a vase on it that has a heart with
"IN LOVING MEMORY" on it.


ADKINS
 
ORVILLE  MILO SARAH  MAXINE
1912    1991 1914    1971

Note: A Metal Marker gives her name as
"MAXINE LEWIS ADKINS".
WALLACE FUNERAL HOME


ADKINS
 
Wm.  LUCIAN JENNIE
1884    1972 1886    1970

WALLACE FUNERAL HOME  (Both)


BOBBY  L.  AKERS
JAN. 15, 1933
DEC. 25, 1993
 
IN  THE  SHADOW  OF  HIS  WINGS
THERE  IS  REST

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BOBBY  LEMUEL  AKERS
PVT   US ARMY
JAN 15 1933      DEC 25 1993

MR  LESTER
BEAHRS
1895    1910

Note: This grave is marked with a Metal Marker only.
REGER MORTUARY


MR  ROLAND
BEAHRS
1890    1935

Note: This grave is marked with a Metal Marker only.
REGER FUNERAL HOME


BECKETT
 
JOHN AUGUSTA
JAN. 24, 1878 JAN. 13, 1877
MAR. 25, 1964  

LONNIE  CARTER
1905    1913

WILLIAN  E  CARTER  Jr
ACMM   US NAVY
WORLD WAR II
APR 22 1924      JAN 14 1986

Buried: 01-17-1986 -- Age:  61
Born in Salt Rock, WV and Died in Huntington, WV
(VA Hospital)
Wife:  Mary Catherine Elmore
Parents:  William E. Carter (Sr.) & Mary Jane Gill
BEARD MORTUARY

[ Headstone ]


CARTER
 
WILLIAM  E. MARY  GILL
1875    1963 1884    1971

WINNIE  CARTER
1904    1906

COLLINS
 
BETTY  LEE RAY  W.
SEPT. 23 1929 JUNE 17, 1921
APR. 13, 1991  
IN  LOVING  MEMORY

Footstone: "MOTHER".

[ Picture ]


WILLIAM  D.
DARLINGTON
1869    1934

DOROTHY  V.  EPLIN
APRIL 13, 1913
MARCH 5, 1998
 
OUR  LOVING  MOTHER

Footstone: "MOTHER"


LAWRENCE  EPLIN
MARCH 10, 1908
JUNE 21, 1969
 
OUR  LOVED  ONE

Footstone: "FATHER"


GAYNELLE  FORBUSH
AUG. 20, 1916
JULY 15, 1982

MRS MARTHA
FOUSE
1870 1964

Note: This grave is marked with a Metal Marker only.
REGER MORTUARY


CHARLES  J.  GILL
APRIL 13, 1847    FEB. 1, 1927
BORN  IN  ENGLAND

[ Picture ]


HOLLEY  G.

No Dates on Marker.

Note:  This person was Earl Holley.
Born: 10-01-1894 -- Died:  12-26-1934
Parents:  Charles J. Gill & Louise C. Porter.

Information from Ed Griffith.


ON  WINGS  OF  LOVE
TO  A  HEAVENLY  HOME
 
LOUISA  G.
GILL
AUG. 16, 1852
JULY 15, 1917
 
Faithful  to  her  trust
even  unto  death.

Footstone: "L.C.G."


VICTORIA  G.

No Dates on Marker.
This person was Victoria J. Gill.
Born:  10-07-1881 -- Died:  09-28-1905
Parents:  Charles J. Gill & Louise C. Porter.

Information from Ed Griffith.


MOTHER
ANNA  MARIE  HALL
IN  LOVING  MEMORY
1924        1968

Footstone: "A.M.H."


CLINTON  E.
HALL
APR. 30, 1910
AUG. 23, 1971

BROTHER
CLINTON  EARL  TOMMY  HALL
IN  LOVING  MEMORY
1948        1968

Footstone: "C.E.H."


CHARLES  MORRIS
HARBOUR
JAN. 3, 1919

Footstone: "C.H."


CARL  GEORGE  HOBBS
WEST VIRGINIA
PFC   CO A  1 MAR  1 MAR DIV
VIETNAM
AUG 27 1952      AUG 2 1971

IN  LOVING
MEMORY
 
FATHER
THOMAS  ELIJAH
HOBBS
JULY  29,  1907
MARCH  27,  2003

WALLACE FUNERAL HOME


MRS  ADELE
JOHNSON
1849 1927

Note: This grave is marked with a Metal Marker only.
REGER MORTUARY


C. C.  JOHNSON
MAY 25, 1846
JULY 25, 1907
The  angels  called  him.

Footstone: "C.C.J."
REGER MORTUARY


JOHNSON
 
ELIZABETH HALLIE
1905    1986 1900    1968
 
THY  WILL  BE  DONE

WALLACE FUNERAL HOME  (Both)


FATHER
LESTER  JOHNSON
1909    1948

MR  WILLIE
JOHNSON
1886      1901

Note: This grave is marked with a Metal Marker only.
REGER MORTUARY


ELBY  KEYSER
WEST VIRGINIA
PFC   237 PW  ESCORT CO  ASC
WORLD WAR 1
MAY 18 1891      MARCH 9 1957

IRENE  VIRGINIA  LLOYD
1920 2005

This grave is marked with a Metal Marker only.
WALLACE FUNERAL HOME


At Rest
 
JEHU
LOWANCE
MAR. 29, 1836
FEB. 15, 1926
Gone  but  not  forgotten
 
LOWANCE

LOWE
 
BRADY MARIE
1917    1985      1920

Note: To the right of the names is a picture of a couple setting
in a swing and under it says "PERFECT PEACE"

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BRADY  O  LOWE
US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
MAR 17 1917      APR 17 1985

IN  MEMORY  OF
JOHN  LEWIS  LOWE
BORN   JULY 27, 1892
DIED   JUNE 1, 1959
AGE  66 years, 10 months, 5 days.

Note: This grave is marked with a Metal Marker only.


LUCAS
 
We Love Thee Well
But Jesus Loves Thee Best
Good Night

Note: This is the Headstone for "Cynthia and Vinson Lucas"

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CYNTHIA  LUCAS
1885     1977

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VINSON  LUCAS
1884 1958

DAVID  LUCAS
GRANDFATHER

Note: This is a footstone and not a headstone. No dates.


HOBERT  J.  LUCAS
APRIL 15, 1925
APRIL 3, 1975
UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN TO PART NO MORE

LUCAS
 
IRVAN
JAN. 5, 1860
AUG. 24, 1943
 
A  sleep  in  Jesus.

JUDITH  A.
LUCAS
FEB. 2, 1855
DEC. 2, 1932
At rest

Footstone: "J.A.L."


VERIAN  LUCAS
1883    1950

BROTHER
EARNEST  C.  LUSHER
1922    1969
AT REST

Footstone: "UNCLE"


OUR MOTHER
IDA  MAY  MIDA
LUSHER
1901    1952

LYLE  D  LUSHER
US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
APR 25 1924      MAY 19 1988

JACKIE  HOWARD
MAYNARD
OCT. 2, 1938

BESSIE  IRENE
McCOMAS
 
JAN. 25, 1906
FEB. 13, 1957

Footstone: "MOTHER"


MIDKIFF
 
GEORGE  H.
1877    1952
At  rest

Footstone: "G.H.M."

[ Headstone ]


MIDKIFF
 
NORA  E.
1884    1965
At  Rest

Footstone: "N.E.M."

[ Headstone ]


INFANT
BILLIE  RAY  NIDA
JULY  1956
JULY  1956

FLARNIA  NIDA
MAY 7, 1909
APRIL 19, 2001

Note: A Metal Marker gives her name as "FLARNIA  E  NIDA"
WALLACE FUNERAL HOME


INFANT
HERBERT  ALLEN NIDA
JUNE  1962
JUNE  1962

NIDA
 
DORIS  M. MARION  F.
JAN. 29, 1938 NOV. 14, 1932
MAR. 17, 1984 OCT. 27, 1977

NIDA
 
LURANEY  BIAS JAMES  MONROE
1877    1969 1878    1953

Footstones: "MOTHER" and "FATHER"


JAMES  M.
NIDA
JAN. 24, 1853
JAN. 26, 1938
AT  REST

Footstone: "FATHER"


INFANTY
KATHY  FAY NIDA
MAY  1961
MAY  1961

LEONARD  E.  NIDA
NOVEMBER  4,  1934
APRIL  29,  2004

Leonard middle name was "Ezekial" and
his nickname was "Zeke"
WALLACE FUNERAL HOME


L.  H.   "BEN"  NIDA
1889    1970

Footstone: "L.H.N."


NIDA
 
DORIS  M. MARION  F.
JAN. 29, 1938 NOV. 14, 1932
MAR. 17, 1984 OCT. 27, 1977

MARION  F  NIDA
CPL   US ARMY
KOREA
1932      1977

MARY  A.
WIFE  OF
J.  M.  NIDA
MAY 30, 1858
NOV. 16, 1934
AT  REST

[ Picture ]

Footstone: "MOTHER"


INFANT
THOMAS  DALE  NIDA
FEB.  1964
FEB.  1964

WILLIE  MACK
NIDA
FEB. 3, 1916
FEB. 21, 1973

CHRISTY  ANN
PORTER
NOV. 18, - NOV. 20, 1974

WALLACE FUNERAL HOME


PORTER
 
CLEEDITH  G. LAVONIA  "CRICKET"
1924 1981     1929
PRECIOUS  MEMORIES

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CLEDITH  G  PORTER
CPL   US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
DEC 30 1924      DEC 10 1981

Note: The first name for Cledith is spelled different on both stones.


CLINE  L. EDITH  N.
1916    1999    1913
PORTER

Note: This is a double headstone and between the stones
is a vase for flowers that
has a cross and "GONE HOME" on it.

Note: A Metal Marker gives Cline middle name as "LESTER".


PORTER
 
DONOVON  G. PEARL  M.
SEPT. 26, 1922 MAY 16, 1923
JUNE 29, 1977  

Footstone: "FATHER"


ELLA  NIDA  PORTER
MARCH 13, 1895
APRIL 22, 1928

Footstone: "E.N.P."


EVER  WILLA  PORTER
JAN. 21 MAY 6
1905 1974

Footstone: "MOTHER"


GARY  LANDON  PORTER
US  AIR FORCE
DEC  3  1939 OCT  17  2004

WALLACE FUNERAL HOME


GEORGE  LIONEL  PORTER
US NAVY
JUN 22 1936        APR 21 1994

GLADYS  O.  PORTER
1908    1927
Gone  home
 
PORTER

GRANT  PORTER
1906    1921
At rest
 
PORTER

JACOB   
     GILBERT
PORTER
NOV. 1, 1840
FEBR. 27
1926

JAMES  LIONEL  PORTER
CPL   US MARINE  CORPS
JAN 24 1957        FEB 27 1980

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IN  LOVING  MEMORY
JAMES  L.  PORTER
JAN. 24, 1957    FEB. 27, 1980

PORTER
 
JARUEL  E. VELMA  M.
APR. 15, 1914 NOV. 21, 1922
MAY 19, 1995  
 
IN  MY  FATHER  HOUSE  ARE  MANY  MANSIONS

Note: Jaruel has a in ground Metal Marker that gives his
Name, Birth, Death and Age "81".


PORTER
 
JOHN  M.  C. AMMA  V.
1902    1973 1907    1983

JOHN  PORTER SARAH
   
DIED WIFE  OF
APRIL 22, 1859 J.  PORTER
AGED DIED
84 YS. 1 MO. NOV. 24, 1863
2 DAYS AGED
  88 YS. 5 MS.
  20 DAYS

Footstones: "J.P" and "S.P."


JULIA  A.
PORTER
1879    1935

MANFORD  ERA  PORTER
US NAVY
WORLD WAR
JUL 10 1918        NOV 15 1989

MARION  W.  PORTER
MAY  6,  1918 MAY  1,  2002

NORVELL  F.
PORTER
1914    1950
 
AT REST

Footstone: "N.F.P."


PATRICIA  CAROL
THOMPSON  PORTER
MARCH 23, 1952
DEC. 7, 1978
THE  LORD  IS  MY  SHEPHERD

PERLIE  PORTER
1921    1921
Our  loved  one

ROSA  E.  PORTER
1900    1901
Our  loved  one

RUBY  M.  PORTER
1904    1929
Sleeping  in  Jesus
 
PORTER

THOMAS  GILBERT
PORTER
DEC. 10, 1898    JULY 6, 1971

Footstone: "FATHER"


PRATT
 
GLENNA  MORRISON RUPERT
NOVEMBER 2, 1907 AUGUST 12, 1908
APRIL 25, 1978 DECEMBER 22, 1932
BEYOND  THE  SUNSET  IS  ETERNAL  JOY

Footstone: "FATHER" and  "MOTHER"


PULLEN
 
B.  F.  "FRANK" WED SUSAN  NIDA
JULY 28, 1890 SEPT. 12 FEB. 26, 1905
MAY 22, 1985 1923 MAR. 9, 1986
PSALMS  121

BROTHER
DON  DIVINI  PULLEN
IN LOVING MEMORY
1941        1968

Footstone: "D.D.P."


RUSSELL  L  PULLEN
PFC   US ARMY
KOREA
JUN 17 1933      NOV 25 1998

BETTY  ANN
SERGENT
1942

Footstone: "B.A.S."


BRUCE  EARL  SERGENT
NOVEMBER 12, 1898
MAY 2, 1960
 
HIS  MEMORY  IS  BLESSED

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BRUCE  EARL  SERGENT
WEST VIRGINIA
CPL   BTRY D  7 FIELD ARTY
WORLD WAR 1
NOV 12 1898      MAY 2 1960

SERGENT
 
ELMER  G. PEARL  Z.
1896    1978 1896    1997

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ELMER  G  SERGENT
PVT   US ARMY
WORLD WAR 1
AUG 10 1896      MAR 28 1978

JAMES  R  SIZEMORE
US  AIR  FORCE
VIETNAM
DEC 26 1949      FEB 13 1999

SIZEMORE
 
ETHEL ORA
   1918 1907    1963

Note: Ora has a round footstone that has flowers in it center and has
her name "ORA SIZEMORE" and her dates "1907 - 1963" on it.


At Rest
 
EMILY
WIFE  OF
G.  T.  SOWARDS
1848    1924
 
SOWARDS

OUR  DARLING  BABY
ROBERT  EARL
SWEENEY
DEC. 5, 1949

Footstone: "E.S."


HOWARD  LaDONNE
SON  OF
SELVA  &  CAYNELLE
WILEY
AUG. 3, 1937
JULY 30, 1948
Gods Fingers Touched
Him and He Slep

Note: There are 10 graves marked with field stones.

 

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