Ruth Ann McClain  Porter


NEW CASTLE [mdash] Ruth Ann McClain Porter, loving wife and mother, went to be with the Lord on April 12, 2019.
She was the daughter of Rolley S. and Thelma J. (Cameron) Jordan of Kanawha County, West Virginia.
Ruth graduated from high school in 1956 and graduated from college in Rio Grande, Ohio.
She worked in the funeral service with her husband, Ronald L. McClain, who preceded her in death, at McClain Funeral Home in Anderson.
Ruth was a member of the American Legion and Elm Grove Church in Anderson.
She loved going to church, crocheting, and singing with her family and friends.
She also enjoyed watching her husband teach the grandchildren how to play guitar and having poems read to her.
Ruth was preceded in death by her sons, Robert Lee Taylor of Pike County, Ohio, and Anthony Wayne Taylor of Anderson.
Left to cherish her memory are her husband, James R. Porter of Anderson; sons, William S. (June) Taylor of Anderson, Ivan Paul Bowling Jr. of Ohio, Ronald L. (Julie) McClain II of Anderson, James D. (Donna) Porter of Mooreland, and Samuel R. (Jackie) Porter of New Castle; and daughters, Penny D. (Rex) Stamper, of Ohio, R. Paulette (Tim) McClain Kellams, of Anderson, and Kimberly D. Porter, of New Castle, along with several grandchildren and great-grandchildren, whom she loved with all her heart.
Visitation will be ‪from 4 to 8 p.m. on Monday, April 15, 2019,‬ at Macer-Hall Funeral Home and Cremation Service in New Castle.
The funeral service will be ‪on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at 11 a.m., at Macer-Hall Funeral Home and Cremation Service with Rev. Thomas McCarrol officiating.
Burial will follow in Maplewood Cemetery in Anderson.
Online condolences may be made to
Macer-Hall Funeral directors are honored to serve the Porter family.
Published on April 13, 2019
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Ann Huchison - loving friend
Apr 15, 2019
We shared many years of being best friends and our children growing up together. We shared many great times and have been through the hard times of loss of our loved ones. We talked and shared many conversations that brought us close and helped each other through those rough times. The best memories are the ones at Columbia Chapel and the songfests that we sang and shared our faith and all the fun times we had. Those memories are close to my heart and will never be forgotten. Even when Ruth moved to another state, we always kept in touch and shared what was happening in our lives. She will truly be missed and our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of the loss of your Mother and m...y friend.Read more
Carole Courtney
Apr 15, 2019
Many gond memories of Ruth at Whispering Pines. So sorry for your loss