Phebia Louise Porter

Published 5:25 pm Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Phebia Louise Porter, 86, of the Union Grove Community in Jemison, passed away on Aug. 26.

She was born in Shelby County on Nov. 16, 1926, the daughter of the late John Horace Bozeman Sr. and the late Clara Bell Wheeler Bozeman.

Porter along with her late husband, C.I. owned and operated Porter’s Truck Stop at Interstate 65 Exit 219 in Jemison for many years.

She is survived by her daughter, Donna Manasco (Earl) of Jemison; daughter, Sheree Tate (Ronnie) of Thorsby; grandson, Jeff Manasco (Mirna) of Jemison; great-granddaughter, Shanda Manasco of Jemison; sister, Lee Roper of Kansas; brother-in-law, James Porter (Ann) of Jemison; sister-in-law, Delene Littleton of Jemison; sister-in-law, Doris Porter (George) of Jemison, along with a host of nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband, C.I. Porter; parents, John Horace and Clara Bell Bozeman; brother, Mack Sanders and sister, Elizabeth Swift.

Visitation will be held on Aug. 28 from 6-8 p.m. at Ellison-Cleckler Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held on Aug. 29 at 2 p.m. from the Burning Bush Church with the Rev. Wade Adkins officiating.

The body will be in state one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday.

Burial will follow in the Rocky Mount Methodist Cemetery in Jemison.

Final care and arrangements entrusted to Ellison-Cleckler Funeral Home of Clanton.