Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

October 1, 2013

Marguerite Gertrude Smith Porter of Avon


Hendricks County Flyer

Marguerite Gertrude Smith Porter of Avon died Monday at the age of 98.

Born March 30, 1915, in Bellmore, she was the daughter of Omer and Orcie (Akers) Smith. She married James A. Porter on Feb. 14, 1942. He died Nov. 30, 1982.

Mrs. Porter was a 1933 graduate of Bellmore High School. In her younger years, she worked at Frosty Clearwater Drugstore in Rockville. Later she worked several years at Watson department store in Indianapolis.

Survivors include a nephew, Morris Ray (Lynn) Smith of Rockville.

A brother, Morris L. Smith, and a nephew, Michael L. Smith, also preceded her in death.

Services are 2 p.m. Oct. 3 in Conkle Funeral Home, Avon Chapel, with calling there for one hour prior to services. Burial will be in Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Hollandsburg, Ind.

Online condolences may be made at ConkleFuneralHome.com.