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Dorothy Lee (Ellison) Porter

May 8, 1929 ~ June 21, 2020 (age 91)



DOROTHY LEE (ELLISON) PORTER , age 91 of Columbiana, passed away on June 21, 2020 at Hatley Health and Rehabilitation in Clanton.  She was born in Jemison on May 8, 1929; the daughter of the late Clarence “Buck” Ellison and the late Flossie Mae Cobb Ellison.

She was a former seamstress in the sewing factory. She was a loving mother and “Nanny” to everyone.

She is survived by: Daughter, Donnis (Rick) Robinson of Clanton; Daughter, Regina (Mark) Johnson of Nashville, TN; Grandchildren, Casey (Kelley) Robinson of Greer, SC, Lisa (David) Moore of Chelsea, Al, Joshua (Emily) Robinson of Auburn, Al, Jennifer (Stephen) Webber of Lebanon, TN; 9 Great Grandchildren; Sister, Maxine (Marshall) Glass of Pell City, Al, and a host of Nieces and Nephews.

She is preceded in death by : Husband, Burl Porter; Son, John Wayne Porter; Granddaughter, Heather Michelle Robinson; Great Granddaughter, Ellison Marie Webber; Parents Buck and Flossie Ellison; Brothers, Grady Ellison and Charlie Ellison and Sisters, Alice Mims and Carol Cost.

Funeral services will be on Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at 11:00am from the Chapel of Ellison Memorial Funeral Home in Clanton, with Rev. Eugene Atchison and Rev. Jeff Mims officiating.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, from 5-8pm at Ellison Memorial Funeral Home in Clanton.

Burial will follow in Midway Memorial Gardens in Jemison, Al.

Final care and arrangements entrusted to the Ellison Memorial Funeral Home in Clanton, AL.

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June 23, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ellison Memorial Funeral Home
1709 Lay Dam Road
Clanton, AL 35045

Funeral Service
June 24, 2020

11:00 AM
Ellison Memorial Funeral Home
1709 Lay Dam Road
Clanton, AL 35045

Interment following funeral service
June 24, 2020

Midway Memorial Gardens
24348 US Hwy 31
Jemison, AL 35085

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