Ganelle “Nell” Cronic Porter

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Nell Cronic Porter, 85 of Buckhead, died Monday, July 29, 2013. She was born April 21, 1928 in Buckhead to William Hillary Cronic and Bunie Bell Cronic. She was married to the late William “Bill” Daniel Porter. They raised their four children on the family farm in Buckhead. Mrs. Porter was a member of Trinity Baptist Church and the Women’s Fellowship of Buckhead. She enjoyed cooking and serving her church and family. She liked to garden and work on the farm.

Mrs. Porter is survived by her children, Julia Gay Sabbadino and Joe, Dan Porter and Sally, Sarah Nell Craig and Steve and Janice Philippi and her grandchildren David Sabbadino, Daniel Sabbadino, Sadie Carver and Richard, Jim Porter and Kathy, Scott Porter, Stephanie Kenny and Aaron, Stacy Laudermelk and Brent, Jonathan Philippi and Jenna and Rebekah Kilpatrick and Jason and 12 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by two sisters Frances Brewer and Blanche Wilson. She was preceded in death by her husband Bill Porter, a grandson Brandon Craig and four sisters and two brothers. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at A. E. Carter Funeral Home.

The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday a Bethany Baptist Church. Interment will follow at the Bethany Cemetery.

A. E. Carter Funeral Home has been trusted with arrangements.

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