Dewitt Porter
1932 - 2020
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Dewitt Porter transitioned on Wednesday, June 3 at 5:35 pm, at Tulane Medical Center in New Orleans, LA. He was 87, resident of Baton Rouge. Dewitt was a faithful member of Beachum Grove Baptist Church, Ethel, LA. Private services will be held June 11 at Richardson Funeral Home, Clinton, LA. Survived by four daughters, Linda Norwood (Ben), Baton Rouge, LA; Regina Porter, Baton Rouge, LA; Avis Bell, Southfield, MI; and Portia Taylor, Rochester Hills, MI; one sister Catherine Chew, Alexandria, LA; one brother Charles Thomas, Eugene, OR; brother in law Eugene Miller, Baton Rouge, LA; three grandsons, two granddaughters, a host of nieces, nephews, great-grandchildren, cousins, and friends. Preceded in death by his lovely wife Lucy G. Porter, parents James Porter, Sr. and Alseen Watkins, brother James Porter, Jr and son-in-law Kim Bell, Sr.

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Published in The Advocate from Jun. 9 to Jun. 10, 2020.
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June 16, 2020
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Napoleon Moore, Scotlandville High
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June 16, 2020
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Napoleon Moore, Scotlandville High
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June 16, 2020
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Principal Howard Davis, Scotlandville High
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June 16, 2020
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Jeanette Harrison and Family
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June 16, 2020
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Helen Plummer and Family
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June 16, 2020
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
Ivory Bell Williams and Family
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June 16, 2020
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
John Wilbert Pounds III
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June 16, 2020
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Juanita Taylor Matthieu, Scotlandville High
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June 16, 2020
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
Ray and Sandra Worthy, Scotlandville High
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June 16, 2020
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Carolyn Richardson Coleman
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June 16, 2020
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Charlie Jarrell, Scotlandville High
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June 16, 2020
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
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June 16, 2020
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Jackie Bates and Family
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June 16, 2020
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
Jackie Robinson and Family
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June 16, 2020
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Phyllis Robinson and Family
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June 16, 2020
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Shirley Ann Adams and Family
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June 16, 2020
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
Debra Ann Palmer Simon and Family
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June 16, 2020
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Susan Banford Ratcliff
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June 16, 2020
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
Donnettia Houston Thomas and Family
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June 16, 2020
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
David Torrence and Family
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June 16, 2020
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Shalindria Michelle Thomas, Baton Rouge, LA.
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June 16, 2020
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Elaine Pounds Thomas
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June 13, 2020
With deepest sympathy.
Mickey G. Mack
June 11, 2020
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
WANDA D. LEE
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