Barbara Porter

Obituary of Barbara Porter

Barbara Nell Porter, age 77, of Mtn. Home passed August 14, 2011 in Boise. She is survived by daughters, Mae Peterson and Deanna Dodds (Tony); and sons, Alan Larman and William Keith Porter. Grandma Barb had 7 grandchildren, Jamie Tidmarsh (Chris), James and Katherine Peterson, Michael and Andrea Blanchard, Mike and Stephanie Dodds. She also had 6 great grandchildren, Niko, Riley, Kobi, and Hailey Tidmarsh, Cameron and Jasmine Peterson. Barbara was born August 21, 1933 to Ollie Sue and Luther W. Gaines in El Paso, Texas. She grew up in Hurley, NM, lived in Safford, AZ from '61 to '82 moved to Boise and finally settled in Mtn. Home. She made many friends along her travels that became life long friends. She had an eventful life and loved reading, her cats, and plants. A celebration of her life will be held at daughter's house in Boise at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 21st. Call family at 336-5470 for directions.
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