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Robinson Avenue Church Of Christ
Friday November 9th, 2018
9:00am - 10:00am

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Robinson Avenue Church Of Christ
Friday November 9th, 2018

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Edna Mae Porter

Edna Mae Porter, 80, of Springdale, passed away on November 4, 2018 at the Willard Walker Hospice Home. She was born on April 22, 1938 at Mt. Gaylor to Hancle and Jessie Parrish Preston.

Edna was a secretary at Bear Brand Hosiery Co., graduated from the U of A, then taught in the Springdale School System for 23 years. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald of 58 years, one sister, Frances Hughes, one brother, Fred Preston.

She is survived by two daughters; Susan Taylor and husband Tracy of Russellville, and Sharon Bailey and husband Royce of Pigeon Forge, TN; one sister, Winnifred Collins of Yorba Linda, CA; six grandchildren, Zach (Stephanie) Taylor, Grayson (Amanda) Taylor, Kelsey (H. Clay) Hodges, Colby, Connor and Karaline Bailey; two great grandchildren, Pierce Lincoln and Quinn Porter Taylor.

Edna was a member of the Robinson Ave. Church of Christ. She worked several years with World Bible School and the Prison Ministry.

The family would like to express a special thanks to Tom and Marilyn, Marcia, Lester, Julie, the staff at Fayetteville HOG, the girls at WRMC Infusion Center, the kind staff at Willard Walker Hospice Home and the many others who offered help and support during Edna’s battle with Leukemia.

Memorials may be given to Robinson Ave. Church of Christ at 1506 W. Robinson Ave, Springdale, AR 72764

Visitation will be held from 9:00am to 10:00am at the Robinson Ave. Church of Christ on Friday, November 9, 2018. Funeral services will follow at 10:00am, with Harry Fitzgerald officiating. Burial will follow the service at the Brentwood Cemetery in Brentwood, Arkansas.

Pallbearers include Colby and Connor Bailey, Tracy, Zach and Grayson Taylor, H. Clay Hodges, Tom Kilpatrick, Benny Kilpatrick, Lester Wilkinson and Mark Passmore. Honorary pallbearers are nephews, Mike Hughes and James Collins.

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Mrs. Porter was a gifted educator and one of the most kind people. I will always fondly remember her.

Tyler B. Clark
Jones Elementary Alumni

Tyler B. Clark Nov 17 2018 12:00 AM

Mrs. Porter was a precious lady and Im very thankful she was my 3rd grade teacher!! Prayers for your family.

Amy (Davis) Auten Nov 11 2018 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. You sre in our thoughts and prayers.

Charles and Betty Jo Gurley Nov 8 2018 12:00 AM

Sharon, Kelsey, Colby, Conner, and Karaline
We send our prayers and our love to you as you say goodbye to this lady that has such an important part of your lives. God Bless and Keep you all. We love you, Mike and Peggy

Mike and Peggy Palmer Nov 8 2018 12:00 AM

A Monet's Garden Table Basket was ordered on November 8, 2018

Expression of Sympathy Nov 8 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Edna Porter

carolyn hiebert and jerry hiebert Nov 8 2018 12:00 AM

Dorothy yeager sorry for ur loss. U was a very sweet lady u will be missed

carolyn hiebert and jerry hiebert Nov 8 2018 12:00 AM

Amy apida u were a very sweet in loving 4th grade teacher

amy apida Nov 8 2018 12:00 AM

Richard in melissa yeager. U were. A very sweet loving women to robinson avenue

richard and melissa yeager Nov 8 2018 12:00 AM

Peggy in robert. Stone. Your. A very. Sweet. Loving women. To robinson avenue

robert. in peggy stone Nov 8 2018 12:00 AM

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