Hephzibah, GA – Jean Ann Thennes Porter, 78, wife of the late Francis Porter, entered into rest, Sunday, October 21, 2018, at the residence.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 26, 2018 at 2:00 P.M., in the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with Reverend Todd Wiggins officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Mrs. Porter was born in Roseburg, OR to the late John and Myrtle Norred Thennes. She was a homemaker and a US Army veteran.
She was preceded in death by a son, Brian Michael Porter, her brother, Dale Thennes, two grandsons, Allen Shipes, III and Allen Shipes IV and her granddaughter, Sierra Porter.
Survivors include her children, Lorretta Stertz of Greenville, SC, Teresa Sinclair of Savannah, GA, Cathy Shipes (Allen) of Hephzibah, Ga, David Porter of N. Augusta, SC and Denise Whitesell (Jonathan) of Evans, GA; brother, John Thennes of Umpqua, OR; sister, Sandy Hester of Umpqua, OR; grandchildren, Shaun Porter, Jason Porter, Chris Shipes, Shannon Sinclair, Michelle Sinclair, Iris Sinclair, Matthew Clark, Victoria Clark and Nickalaus Clark, Brian Porter and numerous great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 1:00 P.M. until 2:00 P.M., at the funeral home.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Rd, Augusta, GA, 30906.