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Bonita Ruth Porter
August 7, 1943 ~ August 18, 2023 (age 80) 80 Years Old
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Bonita Ruth Porter, 80, passed away August 18, 2023, with her devoted and most treasured caregiver & husband of 61 years, Windle Earl Porter, by her side. She was born in Jasmine, AR to Albert Jennington & Fern Holloway Huddleston on August 7, 1943. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers: James Albert Huddleston, Jackie Huddleston, Ed Huddleston, & sisters: Linda Moore & infant sister Ida Mae Huddleston and great grandson Montana Williams. She was broken when she lost her beloved brothers and sisters.
She is survived by her children, Johnny Porter of Griffithville, AR, Debbie (Homer) Peters of Jonesboro, AR. Brenda (James) Hambrick of Searcy, AR. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Bethany (Chris) Williams of Geismar, LA, Andrew (Courtney) Peters of Helena, AL, Meagan Porter of Searcy, AR, Emily Peters of Montgomery, AL, Patrick Hambrick of Griffithville, AR, Kelsey (Michael) Hryszko of Springdale, AR, & Madelyn Hambrick of Searcy, AR; great grandchildren, Keegan Mitchell, Brianna Williams and Nolan Williams of Geismar, LA, & Charlie Jo Peters of Helena, AL; and step grandchildren, Joshua & Jacob (Kiersten) Lott, and her great-grandchildren: Kaiser, Austin, Peyten, & Stetson Lott. She is also survived by her brother & sister (in laws): Mary Huddleston, Teresa Huddleston, Randolph & Sue Porter, Jimmy & Donna Porter and Wilma McConnaughhay, along with a host of nieces and nephews.
She worked at ITT in Searcy for 31 years and always loved to work. She could bake and cook back in her day and she was also a pro at water skiing. She was also an avid Razorback Basketball and Elvis fan. She's been waiting to go home for several years now, and she finally found her ride. May she rest in peace. Special thanks to Arkansas Hospice staff and Michelle Lindsey.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Arkansas Hospice, 410 North Apple Street, Searcy, AR 72143 or Griffithville Community Development Org. INC., PO Box 53, Griffithville, AR 72060.
Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 24, 2023, at Sullivan Funeral Care in Kensett. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until service time.
Arrangements by Sullivan Funeral Care (501) 742-3621.