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Marie Porter, 89, Russell Springs, KY (1930-2019)

Marie Porter of Russell Springs passed away on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at her daughter's home. She was 89 years old.

The funeral service for Marie Porter will be held at 11amCT on Wednesday, December 18, 2019, at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N. Main St., Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Jeff Griffen & Bro. Ryan Coffey officiating. Interment will follow in the Ridgecrest Cemetery.

Visitation is requested from 6pmCT until 8pmCT on Tuesday and from 8amCT to 11amCT on Wednesday at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel.

She was born January 12, 1930 in Russell County to the late Enos Aaron & Mary Belle Gaskin Smith.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Carthel Porter, and a daughter, Nora Porter Hammond.

Survivors include:
  • Her son, Paul D. Porter, Somerset
  • Her daughter, Anne (Barton) Watkins, Ferguson, Ky
  • Two grandchildren, Mallory Anne Gibson, Christian (Kyleigh) Gibson
Bernard Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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