Marie Inez Porter

Friday, January 4, 2013

Marie Inez Porter, 85, of Lewisburg, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at St. Thomas Alive Hospice Center in Nashville.

A native of Davidson County, she was the daughter of the late Connie Moore Barras and Elvin Barras. She was a homemaker and was of the Christian faith.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Porter.

Survivors include one daughter, Nancy Sells of Lawrenceburg; one son, Clyde (Cathy) Porter III of Murfreesboro; and two granddaughters, Angela Jacobs of Etheridge and Jenifer Daniel of Smryna. Four grandsons, Brian and Jason Risner of Lawrenceburg, Matthew Sells of Lawrenceburg, and Clyde Porter IV of Smryna; 12 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren also survive.

Mrs. Porter's body was cremated.

Graveside memorial services for Mrs. Porter were conducted Wednesday, Jan. 2, at Polk Memorial Gardens in Columbia with Barry Sells officiating.

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Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.