Lila Porter died August 27, 2012

Delila "Lila" Porter, 96, of Benton, formerly of Quitman, went to be with her Lord on Monday, August 27, 2012. Born in Quitman, Arkansas on September 14, 1915, she was a daughter to Jim and Lishey Ann ( Howell) Bettis. Lila was a member of Quitman United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband of seventy years, James Russell Porter, her parents and eight siblings.

Survivors include her son, Hulon Porter and wife Helen of Greenbrier, daughter, Joyce Fullington of Benton; grandchildren: Sherry, Janet, Nancy, Charlotte and Robin; seven great-grandchildren, three great great-grandchildren and a host of extended family and friends.

Services will be held at 2:00 pm on Thursday, August 30, at Quitman United Methodist Church. Interment will follow at Cleburne County Memorial Gardens with Len Lowmam, Eddie Langley, Jimmy Redman and Aaron Hilborn serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are Roger Ramsey and Jonathan Lowman. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service, at the church.

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