Mrs. Eddieree Porter, age 101, peacefully went to be with the Lord on Monday, February 6, 2023 in Ripley, Tennessee.
She was born on September 18, 1921 in Ripley, Tennessee to the late Eddie Gay and Brittie Craig Gay. Eddieree was a faithful member at Whitefield Assembly of God for as long as she was able. She enjoyed anything outdoors, working in her yard, and being “Mother Porter” to her family.
In addition to her parents, Eddieree was preceded in death by her husband, JE Porter; son, Jere Porter; daughter, Excelia Gay Porter; brother, Tommy Gay; and four sisters, Bernice Tucker, Rosemary Stinson, Emma Sluder and Vivian Phillips.
She is survived by her son, Chuck Porter and his wife Robin of Ripley; two daughters, Angie Herron and her husband Gary of Ripley and Paulette Herron and her husband Lucian of Ripley; brother, Carlton Gay and his wife Maxine of Ripley; and eight grandchildren, Bruce Brown, Lindy Brown Miner; Kristen Harrell, Kelly Schrotberger, Cary Porter, Lacey Lock, Dustin Rose and Ashley Burnham.
Other survivors include twenty great grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Cale, Julie, Conner, Garrett, Austin, Landen, Brittany, Kaylee, Chesney, Ty, Logan, Jacee, Emma, Lydia, Molly, Porter, Charley, Lauren, and Henry and four great great grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, February 11, 2023 at Whitefield Assembly of God in Ripley, Tennessee with burial to follow at Mary’s Chapel Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 11:00 A.M. until the service hour at the church.
Serving as Pallbearers: Kelly Schrotberger, Dustin Rose, Cary Porter, Ty Schrotberger, Logan Rose and Jake Lock.