Lora Jean Porter, January 14, 1930~March 8, 2017
She moved to Brentwood, AR from Ordway, CO in 1945. Lora Jean attended Brentwood Community School through 8th grade and graduated from West Fork High School in 1948. She was a member of West Fork Church of Christ and Center Street Church of Christ. Lora Jean was a well-known seamstress who owned her own custom drapery business. She made draperies for many prominent people through out Northwest Arkansas.
Lora Jean is survived by her husband, Leon Porter of the home; son, Ronnie Porter and wife, Sheri of Springdale; son, Randy Porter of Springdale; daughter, Gail Ingalls and husband, Ken of West Fork; son, Rusty Porter and wife, Stella of Hot Springs; 7 grandchildren, Ashley Prendergast, Tyler Porter, Jared Porter, Rebecca Lehew, Rachel Ingalls, Devon Porter and Michelle Porter; and 1 great-grandchild, Ryleigh Grace.
Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Monday, March 13, 2017 at Beard’s Chapel. Interment will follow in Brentwood Cemetery under the direction of Beard’s Chapel.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 P.M. on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Willard Walker Hospice Home, 325 E. Longview St, Fayetteville, AR 72703.
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