Rootwalker--Obituary (two obits) for Mr. J. K. Porter 12-17-1909

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Obituary for Mr. J. K. PORTER
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Following is a transcription of the above person's (TN) card of thanks and obituary from the Dickson County Herald, Dickson, Dickson Co., TN, dated Friday 12/17/1909:

Card of Thanks for Mr. J. K. PORTER.

     We take advantage of the columns of The Herald to express our heartfelt thanks to our many friends who showed sympahthy and lent a helping hand during the recent illness and death of Mr. J. K. PORTER, who passed away under our watch and care last Tuesday morning.

J. S. BARKLEY and Wife.

Mr. J. K. PORTER     (obituary--same newspaper, same date)

     Preceeded by a brief illness, the death of Mr. J. K. PORTER, one of Dickson's most esteemed citizens, took place at the home of his niece, Mrs. J. S. BARKLEY, Charlotte street, at an early hour last Tuesday morning, aged 72 years.   Deceased was a native of Coffee County, Tenn., but for six or seven years has been a citizen of this city having moved here from Humphreys county where for a long period he was in the employ of the N. C. & St. Louis Railway as section foreman.  He is survived by one sister, Mrs. Alice ADAMS, of this city, one daughter, Mrs. W. V. JARRETT, of Lebanon, and two sons, Robert and James PORTER, of St. Louis.  He was a devoted member of the M. E. Church, South, to which he had belonged for about 35 years.  He was also a member of long standing in the Masonic and Odd Fellows Orders, holding membership in Humphreys county.  After funeral services in the M. E. Church, South, at 1 o'clock last Wednesday evening, conducted by Rev. T. J. Baker and the Masonic order, interment followed in Union Cemetery.

Reprinted by permission of the Dickson County Herald



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