5/9/2019 6:27:00 PM Betty Iler Porter April 1, 1938 - May 9, 2019
CHERRYVILLE, N.C. - Mrs. Betty Iler Porter, 81, of 110 Suncrest Road, passed away on Thursday, May 9 2019 at her residence.
Mrs. Porter was born on April 1, 1938 a daughter of the late Jeff Iler and Izaine Sain Iler. She was retired as a cafeteria worker from Gaston County School System. Mrs. Porter was a member of First Baptist Church in Cherryville where she served in many capacities over the years.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Donald Jerry Porter Sr.; a son, Donald J. Porter Jr.; three sisters, Mary Jo Carpenter, Margaret Johnson and Evelyn Gilbert.
Survivors include two sons, James Porter and wife Gwen of Lawndale and Robbie Porter and wife Tonya of Cherryville; one daughter, Tonya P. Willis of Cherryville; a sister, Frankie Short of Cherryville; a brother, Hoyet Iler of Stanley; five grandchildren, Matthew Willis, Tiffany McKee, James Porter Jr., Macie Deaton and Charlie Porter and three great-grandchildren, Landon and Karlee McKee and Renlee Deaton.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home and at other times the family will be at the home.
Funeral Services will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 12, 2019 at First Baptist Church of Cherryville with Dr. Vince Hefner officiating.
Burial will be at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Lincolnton.
Memorials may be made to Gaston Hospice, PO Box 3984, Gastonia, NC 28053.
Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Cherryville, N.C. is serving the Porter family.