Born 3-28-1986 -- Died 2-23-2004
Brett Gene Porter, 17, of Cave City, Ark., died Feb. 23, 2004, at Cave City. He was born March 28, 1986, at Batesville, Ark.
He was a senior at Cave City High School and a member of the First Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City.
Survivors include his father and step-mother -- Craig and Carrie Porter of Cave City; his mother and step-father -- Saundra and Con Battles of Sidney; two brothers -- Matthew Battles and John Battles, both of Sidney; a step-brother, Chance Battles of Sage; a sister, Lauren Porter of Cave City; paternal grandmother, Helen Porter of Cave City; and maternal grandparents -- Jane Smith of Cave City and Gene and Sandy Smith of Cave City.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Don Porter.
The funeral was Feb. 26 at First Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City with Robbie Horne officiating. Burial followed in Mt. View Cemetery east of Cave City with arrangements by Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City.
Pallbearers were Shane Stauffer, John Reed, Robbie Perkey, Bobby Finster, Chance Battles and Landon Turner.
Honorary pallbearers were the graduating class of 2004, Rick King, Jeff Hobbs, John Brown and Drew Wilmuth.