Funeral services will be held from the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. with the Reverend Timothy Pendry officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Mrs. Portwood, a native of Millen, GA was the daughter of the late George and Alice Holland Jenkins. She was a loving mother and wife who was committed to her family, was a great cook and loved to arrange flowers. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
She was predceded in death by her son, George Randall James.
In addition to her husband she is survived by her daughter, Connie Denise Portwood; and her siblings, Lloyd Jenkins, Elaine Taylor, Marie Laporte, Cindy Whitis and Debbie Queen; and her grandson, Christopher James.
Pallbearers will be, Joey Savage, Troy Hill, Mario Hill, Scott Laporte, Robert Williamson and Billy Real.
The family will receive friends this Monday from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.