Nell Porter, 101, of Mt. Washington, returned to the Lord on Sunday, October 25, 2020 at Baptist Health. She was the former Nell Bell, a teacher in the Bullitt County Public Schools for 33 years, and was a lifelong member of Mt. Washington United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Bland Porter; a brother, Marvin Bell; and sisters, Myra Shriver, Sara Crumbacker, and Mary Tyler “Bebe” Hamilton. Nell is survived by her daughter, Jan Grigsby (David); one granddaughter, Michelle Smith; and two great grandsons, Talan Smith and Caden Smith. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at McFarland-Troutman-Proffitt Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Mt. Washington Cemetery. Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and after 10 a.m. Thursday. Expressions of sympathy may be made to her church.
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