Betty Lou Porter

Betty Lou Porter, 80 of Elizabethtown, died Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She was a native of Norton, VA and a member of Severns Valley Baptist Church. She was a graduate of the ECC Nursing program and retired from Hardin Memorial Hospital, where she was a Registered Nurse. She will be remembered by her patients for her kindness and warm hands. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Newton Porter, Sr. on June 16, 2015; her son, Timothy Luke Porter and her parents, James Elbert and Cora Mae Phillips. She is survived by three children, Penny Porter of Elizabethtown, Peggy Powell of Bel Aire Bluffs, FL and Clyde Porter, Jr. (Carol) of Louisville; one brother, Clifford Oakes of Milford, CO; two grandchildren, Jeremy Michael Porter and Derek Michael Powell; a daughter-in-law, Lois Ann Porter of Elizabethtown and a special friend, Geri Powell. The funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home with Pastor Bill Langley officiating. Burial will follow in Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and continue after 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed online at


Friday, September 4, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home


Saturday, September 5, 2015 starting at 1:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home

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