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5 Veryl Floyd Porter

Veryl Floyd Porter was born March 04, 1919 in Orlando, Oklahoma, son of Charles Henry Porter and Kate Marie Adams.  Veryl was the twin of Lloyd Meryl Porter.  Try not to get them confused.  Veryl Porter died January 27, 2005, in Stillwater, Oklahoma. 

Veryl married Edna Mae Phillips on June 15, 1946 in Stillwater, Oklahoma.  Edna was born December 22, 1920 in Payne County, Oklahoma, the daughter of Jud Phillips and Lizzie Harvey.  Edna died February 28, 2004 in Stillwater, Oklahoma.

The children of Veryl Floyd Porter and Edna Mae Phillips are:

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Harry Hunt, Max Porter, Veryl Porter

1940’s

Veryl F Porter, PFC US Army World War II

 

Enlistment Date:  7 Feb 1941

Enlistment City:  Oklahoma City, OK

Branch:  Branch Immaterial—Warrant Officers

Grade:  Private

Education:  Grammar school

Civil Occupation:  Automobile Serviceman

Marital Status:  Single, without dependents

Height:  69

Weight:  163

Harry Hunt, John Frank Porter, Veryl Porter

1940’s

Harry Hunt, Veryl Porter

1945a

Veryl Porter died January 27, 2005, and is buried in a Veteran gravesite at Fairlawn Cemetery, Block 8A, Lot 2, Space 39, 1123 East 6th Street, Stillwater, Oklahoma.

Published on 2005-01-30  Stillwater NewsPress

Veryl F. Porter, 85, of Stillwater, died Thursday, January 27, 2005, at Stillwater Medical Center.  Services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Strode Funeral Home Chapel.  Dr. Norman Richmond will officiate.  Interment will follow at Fairlawn Cemetery under the direction of Strode Funeral Home.

Porter was born March 4, 1919 on the Indian Meridian line in Western Payne County to Charles Henry Porter and Kate (Adams) Porter.  He married Edna Mae (Peggy) Phillips on June 15, 1946 in Stillwater.  She preceded him in death on February 28, 2004.

Born as a twin, Porter attended Darnell Schools and in 1939, his family moved to the Glencoe area.  He enlisted in the U.S. Army, where he served in England and France during World War II.  After five years of service, he was honorably discharged.  While he was in the service he purchased his farm near Glencoe, and ran it as a Grade A Dairy Farm until 1962.  He then went to work for Oklahoma State University, where he was a chief operator for the water treatment plant, retiring in 1984.  He enjoyed spending time with grandkids, traveling, going to fiddling contests and also studying the county townships.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; his twin brother, Meryl; and one sister, Thelma.

Survivors include three sons, Terry Porter and his wife Beverly, of Stillwater, Lanny Porter of Stillwater and Randy Porter of Stillwater; four grandchildren, Courtney Coats and her husband, Robert, of Panama, Oklahoma, Angela Freeny and her husband, Duane, of Pawnee, Casey Porter and his wife Laura, of Guthrie, and John Porter and his wife, Becky, of Denver, Colorado; eight great-grandchildren, Jesica, Jacqueline, Jillian and Julia Coats of Panama, Tyler Porter of Guthrie, Olivia and Susanna Porter of Denver, Colorado, and Jake Freeny of Pawnee; two brothers, Charles Porter Jr., and his wife Alta, of Stillwater, Max Porter and his wife June, of Glencoe and brother-in-law, Henry Cullers of Stillwater; and many nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be John Porter, Casey Porter, Duane Freeny, Phil Shipman, Robert Coats and Richard McCollom.

Condolences may be mailed to the family at .

Published on 2004-02-29  Stillwater NewsPress

Edna Mae (Peggy) Phillips Porter, 83, of Stillwater, died Saturday, February 28, 2004.  Services will be Monday at 10:30 a.m. at the Strode Chapel.  Dr. Norman Richmond will officiate.  Interment will be at Fairlawn Cemetery.

The family will greet friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday.

She was born in a farm in Western Payne County to J. D. (Jud) and Lizzie Bell Harry Phillips on December 22, 1920.  She grew up in that neighborhood and attended Prairie View School and Orlando High School.  After graduation, she worked for Ted Sitton Real Estate, where she met and later married Veryl Porter on June 15, 1946.

They moved to their farm near Glencoe to run a Grade A dairy before later returning to Stillwater.  She was a housekeeper for Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority for many years.

She enjoyed watching sports, especially football, basketball and baseball.  She also enjoyed her favorite flower, the Pansy.

She was a longtime member of the Freewill Baptist, Lone Chimney and Highland Park Freewill Baptist Churches.  She was also a member of the Ladies Auxiliary.

She is survived by her husband; her sons, Terry Porter and his wife Beverly, and Lanny and Randy, all of Stillwater; four grandchildren, Courtney Ann and her husband, Robert Coats of Panama, John Porter and his wife, Becky, of Denver, Colorado, Angie Freeny and her husband, Duane, of Stillwater and Casey Porter and his wife, Laura, of Guthrie; seven grandchildren; brothers-in-law, Henry Cullers, Charles Porter and his wife Alta, Max Porter and his wife, June; and her family at Freewill Baptist.

Pallbearers will be John and Casey Porter, Robert Coats, Duane Freeny, Richard McCollum, Phil Shipman and Lile Clark.

Memorials may be sent to the Payne County Abuse Center, 115 E. 4th, Stillwater, OK 74074.

Condolences may be sent to the family via the web site at .

Name

Born

Where

Died

Where

Terry Allen Porter

09-13-1947

Stillwater, OK

 

 

Lanny Lynn Porter

05-10-1950

Stillwater, OK

 

 

Randy Ray Porter

06-08-1955

Stillwater, OK