In Memory

Florence Clawson (Porter) - Class Of 1921

Florence Olive Porter, 90, formerly of Rt. 1, Bringhurst, died at 11:20 p.m. Friday, July 22, 1994, in the Brethren Health Care Center.
  She was born Sept. 16, 1903, in Carroll County, to Harvey Lewis and Barbara Ellen Ashba Clawson.  Her marriage was March 31, 1929, in Flora to Dennis Porter, who died June 3, 1982.
  A lifelong resident of Democrat Township, Mrs. Porter was a member of Bringhurst United Methodist Church.  She was a graduate of Delphi High School and Manchester College.  She had taught school at Owasco and New Hope and was a member of Cutler Home Demonstration Club.
  Surviving are one son, Richard Dean Porter of Bringhurst; a sister, Chestine Witter of Ockley; a brother, Fred Clawson of Flora; three grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.  Two brothers and a sister preceded her in death.
  Services were held Monday at Baker Funeral Home with Pastor Larry DeVos officiating.  Burial was in Zion Cemetery, Bringhurst.
Obituary notice taken from the Carroll County Comet, Wednesday, July 27, 1994