Nelda P. (Reed) Porter, age 91, of Crystal City, MO entered into eternal rest on February 24, 2013 at Crystal City Oaks Nursing Center. Born on September 9, 1921, Broseley, Missouri to the late Hugh C. and Anna (Davidson) Reed. She resided in California for 50 years before moving to Crystal City.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: Clarence W. Porter, a son: Ronald Porter, a daughter: Donna Schultz, brothers: Jack Reed and Earl Cook, and sisters: Edra Williams Shelton, Erma Althauser, and Darla Carr.
She is survived by her honorary sister: Carma Howard of Festus, MO, brother: Bruce Reed of California, and sisters: Wanda Klein of California and Joan(Bob) North of Rolla, Missouri and many nieces and nephews.
She was a homemaker who enjoyed gardening, painting and was a gifted artist.