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Cindy C. (#47066494)
 member for 8 years, 9 months, 25 days
Charles Worthy Porter
Please add this obit to Charles memorial and I will delete my duplicate.
Funeral services were held in Ovid, Idaho December 28, 1939 for Charles Worthy Porter, who passed peacefully into eternity early December 25, Christmas morning, at his home, after a short siege of suffering from heart trouble and other complications.
Bp. Peterson of Ovid directed the services.
The opening and closing songs, "Beautiful Zion for Me" "Sometime We'll Understand" and "Oh My Father" were rendered by the choir, directed by Charles Sorenson, with Delma Sorenson as organist. The opening prayer was given by Elder F.M. Beck and Bp. E.D. Hymus of Lanark Idaho, gave the benediction.
The following speakers eulogized his character and life as follows:
Elder Swenson said that Brother Porter has helped him live a better life. He is thankful for acquaintances such as Bro and Sister Porter. The gospel teaches us of a just God.
W. W. Clark of Georgetown spoke of his many years of acquaintance with Bro and Sister Porter. He said one hundred and ten years ago, a few miles west of Chicago, Sanford Porter, great-grandfather of Charles had been baptized into the church. Being a relative of his Bro Clark said that though the marriage of his brother Hyrum to Bro. Charles' sister Eliza he had become well acquainted and found Charles to be humble, conscious of his many weaknesses considerate of the poor. He is rich in the experiences of life and ready to go as he understood the philosophy of life.
President Silas S. Wright of Bennington, president of the Montpelier Stake, said Bro Porter was true to friendships when once they were made. It is a fine thing to live among people who have weaknesses; we should exercise more charity for one another. He died with a strong testimony of the gospel. President Wright also bore a strong testimony of the truthfulness of the gospel.
The closing remarks were made by Bp, Peterson.
If there is anything that brings us close to our Heavenly father, it is death. The Gospel comforts our souls in time of trial. Today we are laying away one more of the sturdy pioneers. Do we appreciate the modern conveniences we have that have been given us by the efforts of such men?
Special musical numbers were:
Solo "I Know That My Redeemer Lives" by Chas Sorenson accompanied by Delma Sorenson.
Solo "Face to Fact" by F.M. Williams, with Della Einsinger at the piano.
Solo "Going Home" by his grandson, T. Guathel Allred, accompanied by his mother Mrs Theras O. Allred.
Pall Bearers were: Horance Porter, Angus Porter, Joseph Beck, Lee Beck, Theras O. Allred and A. P. Clark.
The flowers were beautiful.
He was laid to rest beside his oldest child Leroy and two daughters, Jennie beck and Ora Porter.
Charles Worthy Porter, son of Alma Porter and Minerva Darel, was born at Porterville, Utah Dec 17, 1867. He was married to Rheuamah Walton August 24, 1887 in the Logan Temple, and to this union were born twelve children, seven of whom have passed away, so this is eight time in her life Sister Porter has been called upon to lay away a loved one. Two years after their marriage they moved to Star Valley in the fall of 1889, and in 1895 he was made the bishop of the Fairview ward, which position he held for eight years. During that time the old meeting house was built, which stood until 3 years ago.
He moved away from Star Valley in the fall of 1918 to Bear Lake, and then to Cokeville, where he served as Presiding Elder over the Cokeville branch from 1921 to 1927, when he moved to Ovid, where he has lived since. He spent the winter of 1932-33 working for the dead in the Logan Temple.

Porter, Charles Worthy (4 Jan 1940)Star Valley Independent

Added by Carol STEVENS on Jun 14, 2012 1:23 PM

DK Paddock
Eldon Paddock
Thank you for the Transfer of Eldon Paddock

Added by DK Paddock on Jun 12, 2012 12:59 PM

DK Paddock
Roland Marshall Paddock
Thank you for the transfer of Roland Marshall Paddock

Added by DK Paddock on Jun 12, 2012 4:35 AM

DK Paddock
Nathan Allen Paddock
Thank you for the transfer of Nathan Allen Paddock

Added by DK Paddock on Jun 11, 2012 4:15 PM

Julie Doty
Hi Cindy, Thank you. Correction made. Kind regards, Julie

Added by Julie Doty on Jun 04, 2012 10:07 AM

Betty Jo Tindle
Re: Willis Hardy Wells
I went to the Donald J. Ruhl cemetery in Greybull today to try to find Willis Hardy Wells, listed on findagrave. In Greybull he IS listed in the directory, however I could find no headstone. Out of curiosity I "googled" his name and this site came up:

He is listed there too, no plot however.

I noticed you are one of the contributors of the site and was wondering if you could clarify where he is buried?!?!? I am trying to find it for a member. Thanks so much!


Added by Betty Jo Tindle on Mar 26, 2012 2:07 AM

Carol Cozz/Tberry
Cozzens in Byron's cemetery
Cindy - THANK YOU for all you do in posting grave sites to find-a-grave! I am from the John/Sarah - Joe/Bertha Cozzens, Beula/Francis Cozzens line and do our family history. Are you from the cozzens line? Just discovered FG and thrilled to add info I have (focusing on Powell cemetery/relations for now). It was good to find Sarah/John at Byron so I could link them to Joe/Bertha in Powell.
Carol Cozzens/Thornberry

Added by Carol Cozz/Tberry on Feb 14, 2012 5:03 PM

Annie Duckett Hundley
John Blain Farmer
Thank you do much Cindy, for adding the updates. We really appreciate also the article you posted on his memorial concerning the farm accident. We weren't aware of it and will add it to our genealogy.

Blessings to you~

Added by Annie Duckett Hundley on Feb 07, 2012 8:54 PM

Barbara Sheppard
RE: Grandview Cemetery
I might be able to get birthdates from the historical societys records it they were from carroll county. Let me know if you want me to try.

Added by Barbara Sheppard on Dec 30, 2011 10:02 AM

Patricia Gilliland Devoti
Thank you for posting the photos of Doris & Harry Merrill in Byron Cemetery Wyoming. Long way from Missouri!
Appreciate having them
Patricia Devoti
Wildwood Missouri

Added by Patricia Gilliland Devoti on Oct 23, 2011 11:03 AM

William D Lee
Are you related to the Lee family?

Added by knp212 on Sep 06, 2011 12:48 PM

RE: William Harvey Vickers
Cindy, I don't think he is a direct line. He is out of town at the moment. I'll send you some info for the memorial and when he gets back
I'll find out just how they are related. Thank You for messageing me back. Joanne

Added by Joanne on Aug 17, 2011 9:56 PM

William Harvey Vickers
Cindy are you related to William and/or his wife?
They are my husbands family. Would you be willing to transfer? If yea or nay please let me know. Thank You Joanne

Added by Joanne on Aug 16, 2011 11:20 PM

I have made memorials for Mary Hall Donahoo #71324353 and her husband William Shannon Donahoo #71324494 could you please connect them to their daughter Laura Vickers. My husband is related to all of them and he says their are three more children. Thank You. Joanne

Added by Joanne on Jun 13, 2011 9:10 PM

Clint Booth
Cornelius Evans
Do you have any other info on Cornelius Evans?


Added by Clint Booth on May 11, 2011 12:47 PM

Charles Sullenberger
Thanks so much for taking the headstone photo for this memorial. YOU ARE AN ANGEL !!!!

Added by S PRICE Nance on May 04, 2011 4:41 PM

Fackrell family
Hi cousin

I wish I had pictures, but I don't have pictures of anyone in the Fackrell family.

Added by RememberThem on Mar 23, 2011 1:04 AM

Betsey Jane Howard
Thank you very much for the transfer.
Very kind to receive today.

Added by RememberThem on Mar 23, 2011 12:28 AM

findagrave Hazel Moncur
Hi Cindy,

You are the best. Thank you for all the obituaries and I have added them to her memorial. Now I know Hazel better. I am so thrilled. Thank you so much.


Added by Rhonda on Feb 10, 2011 6:13 PM

A. Adams
McCleary in Harrison County
Hello...I see you know of several McClearys in Harrison County. One of them married an ancestor of mine, 62273247. I know she had two brothers Frank? and Paddy. Next time I'm in Cadiz I will look them up at the County Home Cemetery, but I was wondering if you had any information about Ida May.

Added by A. Adams on Nov 28, 2010 6:22 PM

Suzie Mellott Smith
Old Deseret Pioneer Cemetery
There are 6 pictures all together and I wrote the inscriptions down as well.

Added by Suzie Mellott Smith on Nov 18, 2010 9:20 PM

Suzie Mellott Smith
Pioneer Cemetery
Sorry Cindy I was emailing you and got side tracked. If you go to the main page for the cemetery you will see all the pictures I took with explanations of everything. None of the headstones are marked. It is a beautiful place though. It is the exact place you left information for.

Added by Suzie Mellott Smith on Nov 18, 2010 9:16 PM

Nancy Heib
Dempsey and Best families
Looking for information on Libby, Willie, and Zelma Dempsey, and also for Ida Best, who had all signed my Great Grandmother's autograph book in Buchanan, Michigan, in 1891 to 1892, when she was 12 to 13 years old. Thanks, Nancy

Added by Nancy Heib on Nov 06, 2010 3:13 PM

Not sure if your family...
I have added a photo of the marker for Rose Elizabeth May Tippetts which included her husband, Ishmael H. Tippetts so I created a memorial page for him. They are not of my family and if yours, please let me know so I can transfer him to your keeping.

Added by Families~Remembered on Sep 26, 2010 2:48 PM

Salt Lake City Cemetery
Some had markers, others appear not. I'm sorry the results were not better for you. Some are in places of spectacular view. If you prefer not to have an overall view from the area of burial, I will be comfortable to remove if desired.

Added by Families~Remembered on Sep 17, 2010 4:03 PM


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