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Paul Porter, 84

New Albany MS obituary 2017

Paul Porter

Enterprise, MS– Paul J. Porter, 84, died January 4, 2017 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Union County. He was born April 25, 1932 in Union County to Chelsey Nathaniel Porter and Ollie Viola Poe. He was the owner/operator of Porter Furniture Company. He served in the Army and spent time in Germany. He loved gardening and boating.

Service will be 11:00 AM, Friday January 6, 2017 at United Funeral Service with Bro. Dan Darling and Bro. Bobby Irving officiating. Burial will be at Enterprise Cemetery. United Funeral Service is in Charge of arrangements.

He is survived by his wife, Jo Ann Morris Porter; a daughter, Lynne Porter Christopher (Pete) of Guntown, MS; two sons, Michael Porter of Myrtle and Mark Porter (Bridget) of Etta; and four grandchildren, Clyde Christopher of State Bridge, CO, JoEllen Christopher of Guntown, MS, Jon Paul Porter of Etta, and Paxton Porter of Etta.

He was preceded in death by his parents;a grandchild, Cole Porter; a sister, Flossie Porter Tidwell; and five brothers, Arthur, Lois, Walter, Jimmy, and Elmo Porter;

Visitation will be 5:00-8:00 PM, Thursday January 5, 2017 at United Funeral Service.

Pallbearers will be Walter Porter , Ray Porter, John Porter, Kelly Porter, Thomas Porter, and Terry Porter.

In Honor of Mr. Porter’s service to his country United Funeral Service will fly the Army flag during his visitation and service.

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