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“Hello MelvaMy prayers are with u I am praying for your strength Rose And Floyd Hitchen Family ”
1 of 33 | Posted by: Rose Hitchen - Greensburg, LA

“Melva, I'm so sorry for your loss. My condolences to you and your family. May God continue to strengthen you and give u peace. I'm praying for you...Read More »
2 of 33 | Posted by: Gwen "Niecy" England-Brooks - LA

“Hey sis, I'm at a total loss here, but I want you to kno that my big brother would want you to take care of yourself. Gary Wayne will be truely...Read More »
3 of 33 | Posted by: Carol Jupiter - Lewisville, TX

“Dear Melva,Gary would want you to know that all is well with him and he is very near. Everything remains exactly as it was. The old life that you...Read More »
4 of 33 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Melva,Heaven is where Jesus is. It is the place where everything lasts forever, where love fills every heart, where pain never enters, where...Read More »
5 of 33 | Posted by: A friend

“My prayers are with the family during this difficult time. ”
6 of 33 | Posted by: Traci Taylor - Ocean Springs, MS

“My condolences goes out to the Porter & Perry family. ”
7 of 33 | Posted by: sandra carter - hammond, LA

“With Deepest Sympathy May God comfort your family. ”
8 of 33 | Posted by: The Rankins and Williams Family - LA

“my prayers go out to the familyRIP cousin ”
9 of 33 | Posted by: Sherry Taylor - Metaire, LA

“You have my deepest condolences, keeping the entire family in my prayers. ”
10 of 33 | Posted by: Octavia Henry - New Orleans, LA


11 of 33 | Posted by: Helana R. Lenox-Keller & Family - LA

“Melva praying for you and your family!!! ”
12 of 33 | Posted by: consuelo jackson - texas city, TX

“Our prayers are with you all at this difficult time. We love you ”
13 of 33 | Posted by: Douglas, Jeno and Ashley Smith - VA

“Take your rest my friend, you will truly be missed!! ”
14 of 33 | Posted by: Mion Muse sr - Baton Rouge, LA


15 of 33 | Posted by: Aldreama Wicker - Greensburg, LA

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
16 of 33 | Posted by: Rev. Dr. Gloria Okogun - LA

“My prayers are with the family during these times ”
17 of 33 | Posted by: Rochelle Dillon - Atlanta, GA

“With Deepest Sympathy ”
18 of 33 | Posted by: Sherri Tucker - Baton Rouge, LA

“Sorry for your loss ”
19 of 33 | Posted by: Gwen Hall - Greensburg, LA

“Fly high my friend. You will be sorely missed. I am extremely grateful that I got to call you my friend during your time on earth. You definitely...Read More »
20 of 33 | Posted by: Daina Daniels - Greensburg, LA

“May the God of hope comfort and sustain your Family during this period of bereavement. Trust God and He will uplift you all. With deepest sympathy,...Read More »
21 of 33 | Posted by: Barbara Collins - New Orleans, LA

“'Blessed are the mourned for they shall be comforted'... It is our prayer that the Lord sustains your hearts during this time... May God continue to...Read More »
22 of 33 | Posted by: Samuel Greensberry - Baton Rouge, LA

“I pray that GOD's peace and love will be with you all in your time of sorry. Love you all Cookie and Family ”
23 of 33 | Posted by: Don & Veronica (Cookie) Raby - LA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. ”
24 of 33 | Posted by: Charlotte Coleman - New Orleans, LA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. ”
25 of 33 | Posted by: Charlotte Coleman and Family - LA

“So sorry for your lost , May God bless each and everyone of you , ”
26 of 33 | Posted by: Charlisa Burise - Greensburg, LA

“REST IN PEACE MY FRIEND! YOU WILL BE MISSED! ”
27 of 33 | Posted by: lakisha lott - kenner, LA

“Love and prayers from the Wright Family Leonteen,Carl,Corey,Jalen,Reagan ”
28 of 33 | Posted by: A friend

“Big G you will be missed dearly...Melva you and your family are in my prayers always... ”
29 of 33 | Posted by: Angles Scales - Baton Rouge, LA

“The Porter family has my prayers ”
30 of 33 | Posted by: Emily Maten - Baton Rouge, LA

“Prayers for the family ”
31 of 33 | Posted by: Daphne Mitchell - Jacksonville, FL

“Deepest Sympathy ”
32 of 33 | Posted by: Thelma Kendrick - Greensburg, LA

“He will truly be missed. ”
33 of 33 | Posted by: Chauntel. (prissy) Allen Snoddy - LA


Gary Wayne Porter, Sr., 54, a resident of Greensburg, LA departed this life Monday, Oct. 17, 2016 at his home. Visitation at MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, 87 Paddio Johnson Lane, Greensburg from 6 pm to 9 pm, Monday, Oct. 24. Religious service at Turner Chapel AME Church, 875 Turner Chapel Rd., Greensburg at 11 am Tuesday. Conducted by Rev. Rochelle Brumfield. Interment in Pipkin Chapel Cemetery, Chipola. Survived by his wife, Melva Porter, Greensburg; two sons, Garry Wayne Porter, Jr. and Gavin Ryanell Porter both of Greensburg, two daughters, Precious Ann Robinson of Baton Rouge, LA and La'Kiya Ja'Nae Knighten of Atlanta, GA; two brothers, Caston Porter (Cardell) and Eli Porter, Jr. (Carrie) all of Kenner, LA; four sisters, Luebertha Banks (Joseph), Julia Mae Chapman, Lucille Ray (Willie, Sr.) and Linda Gayle Thymes all of Kenner; two sisters in law, Yulanda Wilkins (Xerxes), Fairburn, GA and Karen Topps, Greensburg; four brothers in law, Curtis Jenkins, Sr., Greensburg, Clifton Knox, New Orleans, Tyler Perry, Atlanta and Emmbre Perry (Shalizar), Fairburn; father in law, Emmitt Perry, Sr., Greensburg; nine grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by a son, Craig Davon Porter; his parents, Eli and Sarah Porter; paternal grandparents, Jim and Lucy Porter; maternal grandparents, Harry and Julia Coleman; a brother, Alphonse Porter; a sister, Marie Jenkins and his mother in law, Willie Maxine Perry. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Greensburg.
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