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Luther Harlon Porter

July 8, 1938 ~ October 12, 2019 (age 81)

Obituary

Luther Harlon Porter, 81, of Ola, died Saturday, October 12, 2019 in Ola.  The son of Travis and Dora Isabelle Hayes Porter, he was born July 8, 1938 in Casa.  He married Nancy McCoy, on February 15, 1959 at Ola.  He was retired from Dow Chemical.  He was a devoted husband and loving father, grandfather and great grandfather and friend.   He was a member of the Ola Church of Christ where he served as treasurer and enjoyed doing various jobs around the church.   He enjoyed cutting firewood, hunting, fishing, mowing grass for others, gardening, going to church, and sharing the bounty of his hobbies with neighbors.   He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, William Porter.

Luther is survived by his wife Nancy Porter; three daughters, Vicky Walker; Pamela Porter; Judy Dixon (Michael); two sons, Tommy Harlon Porter (Sheila);  Jerry Luther Porter all of Ola; five grandchildren, Kristy Poteete (Daniel) of Dardanelle; Kayla Walker of Ola; Jade Anuszek (Chris) of Little Rock;  Jake Whitten (Rachel) of Pottsville; Heather Hoyle (Jerry) of Roland; eight great grandchildren and one expected in November; a brother, Lloyd Porter (Shirley) of Phoenix, AZ; three nephews, Travis Porter;  Randy Porter;  James Porter and a niece, Debbie Rose.

Funeral Service will be held at 2:00PM, Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at Humphrey Chapel.  Bro. Chris George, Bro. John David Keeling, and Bro. Ben Gray will officiate.  Burial will be at Birta Cemetery in Birta, AR by Humphrey Funeral Service.  Visitation will be from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, on Monday, at the funeral home.  Memorials may be made to Ola Church of Christ, P.O. Box 97 Ola, AR 72853. Internet obituary and on-line guest book are available at www.humphreyfuneral.com.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
October 14, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Humphrey Funeral Chapel
2801 West Main
Russellville, AR 72801

Funeral Service
Tuesday
October 15, 2019

2:00 PM
Humphrey Funeral Chapel
2801 West Main
Russellville, AR 72801

Interment following funeral service
Tuesday
October 15, 2019

Birta Cemetery
Pleasant Valley Lane
Ola, AR 72853

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