In Memory Of
Bertis Porter


Born: 03-03-1933

Died: 12-17-2012

Visitation Date : 12-20-2012 Time : 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Visitation Place : Heritage Funeral Home
Service Date : 12-20-2012 Time : 2:00 PM
Service Place : Heritage Funeral Home
Cemetery Date : 12-20-2012 Time : 3:00 PM
Cemetery Place : Serene Memorial Gardens

Mr. Bertis “Bubba” Eley Porter, 79 of Escatawpa, MS passed away on Monday, December 17, 2012 surrounded by his family at his home in Escatawpa. Mr. Porter was born March 3, 1933 in Escatawpa. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, Wanda Stone Porter, as well as his parents John and Gertrude Porter.

He leaves his memories to his wife of 8 years, Virginia Porter of Escatawpa; five children: Harold (Crystal) Porter of Big Point, Sharon Elkins of Lucedale, Peggy Porter of Escatawpa, Randy (Tammie) Porter of Pascagoula, and Wendy (Robbie) Gardner of Mobile. He is also survived by his step-son Mark (Melinda) Hamilton of Hurley; ten grandchildren: Amie Goff-Harris, Ryan Porter, Courtney Baria, Harriet Goff-Mooney, Christopher Porter, Adam Porter, Carl Elkins, Trey Gardner, Amber Gardner, and Ashlyn Gardner; two step-grandchildren, Jason Hamilton and Dustin Hamilton; four great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and other friends and relatives.

Visitation for Mr. Porter will be Thursday, December 20, 2012 from 12-2 PM at Heritage Funeral Home. The funeral service will begin at 2 PM in the chapel of Heritage Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Serene Memorial Gardens.

Heritage Funeral Home in Escatawpa, MS is in charge of arrangements.


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Cynthia (Dickerson) Craig 12-26-2012 13:20:16
Moss Point, Ms.
So sorry for Your loss. Praying for Yall

Danford and Carla Whittington 12-20-2012 19:55:38
Big Point, MS
We are so very sorry for your loss. Bubba was such a sweet man and we will miss him. Our thoughts, love, and prayers are with each of you.

Rita Goff 12-20-2012 12:28:24
Moss Point, MS
Our prayers are with you in your loss.. may God bless you... Joe and Rita Goff

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