Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
December 27, 2013 10:06 am EST


DELAWARE — Sandra Mae Porter, 73, of Delaware, formerly of Mount Vernon, died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013, at her home.

She was born May 10, 1940, in Knox County to Virgil and Lois (Hiner) Porter. She graduated from Centerburg High School in 1958. She was a former employee of The Delaware County Bank, a former business owner in Zanesville and also was a child caregiver. Sandra was a member of the Centerburg Church of Christ, Eagles Lodge and AMVETS 102. Sandra loved her family, flowers and friends.

She is survived by a son, Charles (Shelly) Conkle of Ashley; a stepson, Ray Franks of Delaware; a friend, Leonard Caldwell of Delaware; sister, Karen (Chuck) Grimes; brothers, Kenneth (Ruthann) Porter, Louis (Ella) Porter and Donald (Dot) Porter; grandchildren, Chuck Conkle, Jonathan (Rebecca) Eads, Christina (Barry) Ames, Amanda (George) Long, Michael Conkle, Timothy Eads and Jeremy Conkle; four great-grandsons, Luke, Trenton, Brandon and Jason; two great-granddaughters, Gabrielle and Ella.

Visitation will be today 4 to 7 p.m. at the Robinson Funeral Home, where the funeral service will be Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908.

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