A native and resident of Maringouin, she passed away at 3:10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014 at home.
She was 85 and a retired Southern University House Parent. She is survived by her three, daughters, Josephine Wiley, Veronica Burgess and Sharon Porter; two sons, McKinley and Emile Porter; and seven grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Porter; sister, Leona Prince; and brother, John Givens. Religious service was on Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 11:00am at the Greater Mount Carmel Baptist Church.