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 Melissa Thurston Porter

Melissa Thurston Porter

Birth
Ephraim, Sanpete County, Utah, USA
Death 17 Oct 1948 (aged 77)
Central Valley, Sevier County, Utah, USA
Burial Central Valley, Sevier County, Utah, USA
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Memorial ID 89009 · View Source
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BERDA MELISSA PORTER

Central, Sevier County--Mrs. Berda Melissa Porter, 77, died at her home here Sunday evening after a lingering illness.

She was born June 26, 1871, in Ephraim, Sanpete County, a daughter of Torey and Margaret Ann Hansen Thurston. She was married to William J. Porter in December 1890, in the Manti Temple, Church or Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They moved to Central and had resided here since.

An active members of the LDS Church, she was a member of the Central LDS Ward Choir and relief Society, and had been a teacher in the Sunday school and Primary Assn.

Surviving are her husband, six sons and daughters, Mrs. LaPreal Jensen, Elsinore, Sevier County; Mrs. Bernell Dillinger, Oakland, Cal.; William Guy Porter and Cutler N. Porter, Susanville, Cal.; Victor La Mar Porter, Ukiah, Cal.; and Var N. Porter, Central, and a sister, Mrs. Matilda Ence, Richfield.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Central LDS Ward Chapel by Delbert Ence, Bishop. Friends may call at the family home in central from 10 a.m. Wednesday until time of services. Burial will be in the Central City Cemetery under direction of Neal S. Magleby Mortuary, Richfield.

Salt Lake Tribune
17 May 1948


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  • Maintained by: For Get Me Not
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 89009
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Melissa Thurston Porter (26 Jun 1871–17 Oct 1948), Find A Grave Memorial no. 89009, citing Central Valley Cemetery, Central Valley, Sevier County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by For Get Me Not (contributor 46897116) .