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Eloyce Watts Porter

Graveside service for Eloyce Watts Porter will be 2 p.m., Saturday, November 7, 2020, at New Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held from noon until 1:30 p.m. at Riverwood Family prior to the service.

Mrs. Porter, 92, of Brookhaven, was transported from her earthly home to her eternal home Wednesday, November 4, 2020. She began her walk here June 2, 1928, born to the late Ezra Watts and Mae Smith Watts. She was a member of Central Baptist Church. Mrs. Eloyce was a caring wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a diligent worker, at home as well as in her church and community. Her talents included all kinds of needlework, sewing, crocheting and quilting. She also enjoyed gardening and preparing tasty meals for her family and friends. Mrs. Eloyce was a member of Homemakers Cooperative Extension. She will be greatly missed by all who loved her.

She is preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Shirley Labeth Callender and Dorothy Watts Case; and her grandson, Bradley Scott Porter.

Those who remain to cherish her memory are her husband, Pat Porter; sons, Ronnie Porter (Charlotte), Randy Porter (Ruby), Terry Porter and Jeff Porter (LouAnn); sister, Bonnie Watts Smith; 10 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces and nephews and other loving family members and friends.

Condolences and other information are available online at www.riverwoodfamily.com.