Barbara Lou Porter

Barbara Lou Porter, 87, of Springdale, died Thursday, October 25, 2018.  She was born September 22, 1931 in Avoca to Pierce ad Jewel Bailey Gramling.  Barbara worked in the office at Springdale Family Clinic for many, many years.  She had great compassion for people and animals and was devoted to her family.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, William “Bill” Porter, and a son, Terry Porter.  Survivors include two daughters, Janet Powers of Springdale, Debi LaVoie and husband Paul of Highland Village, Texas; a daughter-in-law, Sherri Porter of Nashville, Tennessee; six grandchildren, Dustin Clark and wife Cynthia, Christopher Clark, Kim Porter Smith, Austin Porter and wife Maheen, Daedre Malone and husband William, Alisha LaVoie; and seven great-grandchildren, Mia Clark, Cooper Clark, Piper Malone, Enden Malone, Dayla Hansen, Mackenly Rourk, ands Kendrick Smith.

A funeral service was held Saturday, November 3, 2018 at Heritage Funeral Home Chapel with interment at Bluff Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Circle of Life Hospice, 901 Jones Rd., Springdale, AR  72762.