John Wesley Porter
- Born: Jan 27, 1881, Attala County, Misssissippi
- Marriage: Carrie Miller 1906, Arkansas
- Died: Sep 14, 1962, at age 81 12
- Buried: Caraway Cemetery - Caraway, AR
The Jonesboro Sun, September 15, 1962
J. W. Porter
John W. Porter, 81, of Caraway died yesterday in a Helena hospital.
He was born in Mississippi but moved to Arkansas when he was one year old, and had lived in Craighead County for 80 years.
Survivors include his wife Mrs. Bertie Porter; three daughters, Mrs. Eva Martin of Marvell, Mrs. Jennie Teer and Mrs. Beulah Davis, both of Detroit; three stepdaughters, Mrs. Lucy Howard, Mrs. Dollie Fraisure, both of Black Oak, and Mrs. Lena Alsup of Caraway; two stepsons, Bryan McNabb and Clobe Rasdon, both of Wichita, and five grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held Sunday afternoon at 2:30 at the Caraway Baptist Church. Burial will be in Caraway Cemetery with Langford's Mortuary in charge.
Pallbearers will be Bob Smith, Hugh Frasure, Charles Ridgeway, Erma Miller, Rudy Thomas and W. B. Jennings.
John married Carrie Miller, daughter of Robert M Miller and Martha J Waldo, in 1906 in Arkansas. (Carrie Miller was born in Jun 1889 in Arkansas.)