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Dorothy Dean (Swearingen) Porter

January 12, 1925

Dorothy Porter Obituary

Dorothy Dean Porter, 99, of Mt. Washington, returned to the Lord on Sunday, January 21, 2024 at her home.  She was the former Dorothy Dean Swearingen, a native of Mt. Washington, and a devoted homemaker.  She was a lifelong member of First Baptist Church of Mt. Washington, where she served as a preschool teacher for 56 years, served on many committees, and helped every year with the Vacation Bible School.  She loved her family, working in her flower garden, and taking photos.  She also enjoyed visiting parents, children, and shut-in’s throughout the years, and sending cards and notes of encouragement.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Porter; her daughter, Bonnie Lee Roof; her sister, Mildred Lee Brown; along with her parents, Royce and Geneva Swearingen.  She is survived by her son, Murrell Porter (Judy); six grandchildren, Jon Scott Kalewski, Micah David Redman (Wendy), James Kevin Porter (Krista), Kelly Douglas Porter (Rachel), Kimberly Ann Carlson (Eric), and Kristina Diane Matthews (Jason); nine great grandchildren, Madison Redman and Kade Michael, Kara LeeAnn, Karis Rachel, Klacey Geneva, and Katherine Elizabeth Porter, and Kaden Hunter, Kaiya Isabella, and Kooper Alexander Matthews; along with two great-great grandchildren, Kailee and Rendon Thomas Porter.  Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, January 26, 2024 at First Baptist Church of Mt. Washington with burial to follow in Mt. Washington Cemetery.  Friends may visit from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at McFarland-Troutman-Proffitt Funeral Home and after 9 a.m. Friday at the Church.  Memorial gifts are suggested to the First Baptist Church Children’s Ministry.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
January 25, 2024

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McFarland-Troutman-Proffitt Funeral Home
111 N Bardstown RD
MT Washington, KY 40047

Funeral Service
Friday
January 26, 2024

11:00 AM
First Baptist Church of Mt (Washington, Mt. Washington Cemetery)

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