Donald Dwight Porter, 81
Passed Away: 12/31/2010
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Donald Dwight Porter
Sr., age 81, of Jefferson, who passed away on Friday, December 31,
2010. Mr. Porter was born on December 3, 1929 in Jefferson, GA a son
to the late Laster and Neil Storey Porter. Mr. Porter was the founder
of the Porter Insulation and Porter Truss since 1964. Mr. Porter was
a member of the First Baptist Church of Jefferson and was a former
Deacon of Academy Baptist Church. Mr. Porter was a former Director
with First National Bancorp., and was a former board member of the
Jefferson School Foundation. Mr. Porter was a veteran of the US Air
Force. His wife, Peggy Pinson Porter, brother, Storey Porter, and
sister, Louise House, all preceded him in death.
Survivors include sons and daughter in laws, Keith and Jody Porter,
Don and Kim Porter and Brantley and Kelli Porter all of Jefferson; six
grandchildren, Lora Gary, Joseph Porter, Blaze Porter, Sky Porter,
Tradd Porter and Camille Porter.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, January 2, 2011, at 2:00pm in
the First Baptist Church of Jefferson with Dr. Michael Helms
officiating. The burial will follow in the Woodbine Cemetery with
Frankie Bray, Randy Pinson, Chuch Herbert, Melvin Porter, Joseph
Porter, Blaze Porter, Sky Porter and Tradd Porter, honored as
pallbearers. The visitation will be held in Saturday, January 1, 2011
at the funeral home from 5-9pm.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorial to the Jefferson School
Foundation, 575 Washington Street, Jefferson, GA 30549 or the
Jefferson First Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O.Box 395 Jefferson,
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson. 706-367-5467.
Online Condolences at www.evansfuneralhomeinc.com
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