Chickashanews.com

Obituaries

March 17, 2013

Jack Leo Porter

— Rush Springs: Jack Leo Porter, 90, passed away Friday, March 15, 2013 in Rush Springs.

Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, March 18, 2013, at the Southern Baptist Church, with Terry Beard, Richard McCormack and Mike Carter officiating. Burial will be in the Rush Springs Cemetery under the direction of Callaway-Smith-Cobb Chapel in Rush Springs.

Jack was born Thursday, November 16, 1922 in Kingfisher County, Oklahoma, to Dexter T. and Mecie (Moore) Porter. Jack attended Omega High School and lived most of his life in Rush Springs. He was a veteran of the United States Army Air Force, serving during WWII. On March 9, 1945, Jack married Elizabeth Biehler in El Reno. Jack and Elizabeth recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. Jack worked in the oil field for twenty years. He was a farmer and rancher, growing watermelons, cantaloupe, peanuts, and raising horses. Jack was involved in the Rush Springs Senior Citizens, where he served on the board of directors. He was a long-time member of the Southern Baptist Church in Rush Springs.

Survivors include,

wife, Elizabeth Porter of the home;

son, Jack David Porter and wife Jane of Rush Springs;

granddaughters, Christa Ann Porter of Indianapolis, Indiana and Kari Jane Porter of Oklahoma City;

many nieces and nephews.

Jack was preceded in death by his parents and nine siblings.

Pallbearers will be Mike Carter, Wayland Smith, Jeff Hudish, Bill Porter, Gerald Farmer, Conn Goodwin. Honorary pallbearer will be Robert Kuntz.

Online condolences may be made to www.callawaysmithcobb.com

 

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Villa Rae Carter

    April 18, 2014

  • Reva Mae Burlison

    April 18, 2014

  • Floyd Texhoma Dyer

    April 18, 2014

  • Jacqueline Ann Bohannon

    April 18, 2014

  • Clifford Franklin Williams

    April 18, 2014

  • Reva Mae Burlison

    April 18, 2014

  • Jacqueline Ann Bohannon

    A come and go ‘Celebration of Life’ will be held for Jacqueline Ann Bohannon, 77, of Duncan, Oklahoma on Saturday, May 3rd at the Southern Oaks Church of Christ in Chickasha from 2:00 – 4:00 pm.  Jackie was born June 18, 1936 in Allen, Oklahoma to the parents of Harold and Bea Hammonds.  She passed from this life to be with her Lord on April 10, 2014 after a prolonged illness.

    April 18, 2014

  • Clifford Franklin Williams

    Clifford Franklin Williams, 98, of Minco was born November 6, 1915 at Minco, Oklahoma to Claude Custer and Viola Pearl (Pettis) Williams. He died Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at his home in Minco, Oklahoma.
        Services will be held on Friday, April 18, 2014, 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Minco. Reverend Bob Waitman and Reverend Bob Hines officiating. Burial, Evergreen Cemetery of Minco, Oklahoma under the direction of Huber-Reynolds Funeral Home in Minco.

    April 18, 2014

  • Reva Mae Burlison

    Funeral for Reva Mae Burlison,88, of Chickasha, Oklahoma, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in the Southern Oaks Church of Christ. Andy Lashley will officiate and Brian Johnson will assist.
    Reva Mae Royal was the 7th of 9 children, born to Walter Scott Royal Sr. and Nellie Speer Royal. She was born in rural Harmon County, near Hollis, Oklahoma on September 23, 1925. She passed away on April 16, 2014, in Chickasha.

    April 18, 2014

  • Larry Austin).jpg Larry Austin

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo