LaVerne  Porter
La Verne C. Porter, of Sharon, passed away Sunday (Feb. 9, 2020) at Sharon Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Porter, known to her family and friends as "Bunny," was born on July 23, 1937, in Sharon, a daughter of Fred and Esther Austin Culp.
Mrs. Porter was a graduate of Anderson University and later retired from Community Action in Sharon, where she served as the director.
In her spare time she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and attending family functions. She enjoyed going to dinner with her friends, completing puzzles, and traveling. She enjoyed decorating her home, and sitting outside on her porch.
She was a member of Cedar Avenue Church of God, Sharon, and she will be deeply missed by those who knew and loved her.
She leaves to cherish her memory: her children, Jacqueline Cruz, Benjamin F. Porter III, and Phyllis White; her siblings, Bishop Robert (Dr. Maggie) Culp, and Pete (Linda) Culp; her grandchildren, Jeffrey (Tiffany) Porter, Marcus (Erica) Horvath, Julio Cruz Jr., Rico (Teela) Cruz, Terrence White, Macy Horvath, and Selena Brandt; her great-grandchildren, Brooklyn, Leah, Ajaya, Shawn, Gia, Gianna, Sophia, Vada, Alex, and Ava; and a host of other relatives and dear friends, including Maria Whalen whom she loved as her daughter.
She was preceded in death by: her parents; her husband, Benjamin F. Porter II; and her siblings.

La Verne C., of Sharon.
Calling hours: 3 to 7 p.m. Friday (2-14-2020) and 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday (2-15-2020) at Cedar Avenue Church of God, Sharon.
Service: Homegoing celebration 11 a.m. Saturday at the church.
Interment: Oakwood Cemetery, Hermitage.
Published on February 12, 2020


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Willa Rae Young-Petty
Feb 14, 2020
Saddened to hear of Cousin Bunny's passing. Another beautiful family member gone but not forgotten.
Theresa Yarboro
Feb 13, 2020
To the family, I extend my condolences in the passing of Mrs. Porter, "Aunt Bunny". My prayers are with the family. She will be deeply missed.