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Elwanda "Skip" Porter

Wednesday, September 25, 2002

Died 9-16-2002

Elwanda "Skip" Simpson Porter, 81, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., passed away at the Eaglecrest Nursing Home in Ash Flat, Ark., Sept. 16. 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 Moutain Ladies Golf League, was a board member of the Horseshoe Bend Chamber of Commerce, from 1989-1990, and was also employed by Scenic Realty. She was a member of the Faith Presbyterian Church.Survivors are one 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.Memorial services will be held at a later date with arrangements under the direction of Horseshoe Bend Memorial Chapel.