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Elwanda Porter

Sunday, February 2, 2003

Elwanda "Skip" Simpson Porter, 81, of Horseshoe Bend died Sept. 16, 2002, at Eaglecrest Nursing Home in Ash Flat.

Born in Elmwood, Ill., she lived in Palatine, Ill., and then moved to Horseshoe Bend in 1980. She was active in the Horseshoe Bend Ladies Bowling Team, Turkey Mountain Ladies Golf League, was a board member of the Horseshoe Bend Chamber of Commerce from 1989 to 1990, and was also employed by Scenic Realty. She was a member of Faith Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include a son, Craig Simpson of Topsfield, Mass.; two daughters -- Diane DeMent of Thayer, Mo., and Lisa Simpson of Port Henry, N.Y.; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Willard Simpson; and her second husband, Harold Porter.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are under the direction of Horseshoe Bend Memorial Chapel.