Jennie Porter

January 21, 1920 - April 11, 2013

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Monday, April 15, 2013 2:00 PM Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home


Sunday, April 14 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home

Jennie Louise Porter, 93 of Mechanicsburg passed away peacefully in her home Thursday, April 11, 2013, surrounded by family.

She was born January 21, 1920 in Darby Township, Ohio, the daughter of John and Rachel (Archer) Fout.

Jennie sold Avon for more than 30 years. She was an avid bowler and enjoyed bowling until the age of 85. She enjoyed doing yard work and planting flowers. Jennie loved to dance and spending time with her family.

She is survived by her husband, Marion Porter; her daughter, Nancy Snyder, North Lewisburg; grandchildren, Deborah (Gary) Johnson, James McCombs, Tami Walker, Jennifer (David) Nunn, Barbra Holycross, Amy Massie, Timothy Smith, Robin (Larry) Lawrence, Brenda Cantrell, Scott Cantrell and Tina Cantrell; numerous great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren and great-great-great grandchildren; numerous special friends.

She is preceded in death by parents; her first husband, James Snyder; daughter, Linda Cantrell; grandchildren, Nancy Jo Ferryman and Donald McCombs; brothers, Bob, George and Clifford; sister Alice Johnson.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday, April 14, 2013 in the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Mechanicsburg. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, April 15, 2013 with visitation 1 hr prior to service in the funeral home with Pastor James Baldwin officiating. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery, Mechanicsburg. Contributions can be made to Cancer Association of Champaign County, PO Box 38125, Urbana, OH 43078 or American Heart Association, Ohio Valley Affiliate, PO Box 163549, Columbus, OH 43216. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.


marge glassburn - Apr 14, 2013

we’re so sorry for your Loss Marge Glassburn & family

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