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Martha Emily Washington Porter

  • Birth 16 May 1911 Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
  • Death 25 Oct 2008 Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
  • Burial Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
  • Memorial ID 104549112


Martha Emily Porter

PORTER, Martha Emily Passed away on October 25, 2008 at the age of 97. She was formerly Martha Emily Washington. A Nashville native she graduated from Ward Belmont and Vanderbilt University where she was a member of Delta Delta Delta Sorority. A member of the Junior League, The Centennial Club and a Charter Member of the Westminister Presbyterian Church. She was a long time employee of Tidwell & Associates Consulting Engineers until her retirement. She was married for over 50 years to W.E. "Slim" Porter who preceded her in death. Martha is survived by her son, William E. Porter, Jr.; daughter, Lanier Siewertsen; five grandchildren, Barbara Gayle Brown, William E. Porter III, James Daniel Porter, Chris Siewertsen and Emily Siewertsen Hill; seven great granchildren. Pallbearers will be William E. Porter III, James Daniel Porter, Steve Brown, Chris Siewertsen, William E. Porter IV and Peyton Porter. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, October 29, 2008 at 1 p.m. by Rev. Carson Salyer at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3900 West End Avenue with visitation on Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. at BRENTWOOD-ROESCH-PATTON FUNERAL HOME, 9010 Church Street East, Brentwood, TN, (615) 373-3040

Published in The Tennessean from October 27 to October 28, 2008


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  • Maintained by: Mary & Kent
  • Originally Created by: Natalie Halverson Whitton
  • Added: 2 Feb 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 104549112
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Martha Emily Washington Porter (16 May 1911–25 Oct 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 104549112, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Mary & Kent (contributor 47170788) .