Vinita resident Connie Porter passed away December 24, 2022. She was born January 29, 1962, in Claremore, Oklahoma, to Chauncey and Roberta (Breshears) DeVore. Connie was a 1980 graduate of Big Cabin High School. On March 3, 1980, she married the love of her life, Jay Don Porter. About five years later they had a son, Justin. Connie worked at REC for many years in the accounting department and eventually was promoted to CFO. She loved and cared for her family very much. She helped many of her relatives either with caring for their health or helping them with their finances. She was so excited when her grandson Mack was born. She loved caring for him and being around him more than anything in the world. Connie had a special place in her heart for all her family members and will be missed by all who knew her.
Connie is preceded in death by her father, Chauncey DeVore. She is survived by her mother, Roberta DeVore; husband, Jay Don Porter; son, Justin Porter; daughter in law, Chandler Porter; grandson, Mack Porter; siblings, Patty Killion and husband David, Roger DeVore and wife Amy, Brian DeVore, Donnie DeVore, and wife Linda; other relatives and a host of friends.
A Memorial gathering will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 7. 2023 at the BIG HOUSE at Don and Donna Osman’s residence, 29515 S. 4380 Rd. Vinita, Ok. 74301.In lieu of flowers the family asks donations be made to the American Cancer Society. Attendees, please dress casually and all kids of those attending are more than welcome. Services are entrusted to Luginbuel Funeral Home of Vinita. Online condolences my be left at www.honoringmemories.com or see our Facebook page.