Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
January 2, 2013 10:50 am EST


BLADENSBURG — Margaret Eileen Porterfield Frost, 95, Bladensburg, passed away Dec. 29, 2012, at Newark Health Care Center in Newark.

She was born Jan. 21, 1917, in Bladensburg to the late Clarence and Bertha (Rine) Harris. She resided in Bladensburg her entire life. Eileen was a member of the Bladensburg Church of Christ, where she served in the music department and taught Bible school classes most of her life, Glenwood Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star, Wakatomika Garden Club and WCTU.

She is survived by her daughters, Iris Graham of Utica, Sue (Paul) Harris of Utica, Luann (Dana) Fulk of Hanover; two sons, Bill (Patti) Porterfield of Columbus and Bud (Judy) Porterfield of Frazeysburg; a sister, Lela Ewart of Mount Vernon; 14 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Eileen was preceded in death by her first husband, Oliver P. Porterfield of 50 years; second husband, Russell Frost of 22 years; brother, Jeff Harris; sister, Rosetta Wilson; and one son.

In keeping with Eileen’s wishes there will be a graveside funeral service only on Thursday at noon in Bladensburg Cemetery. The Dilley-Lasater Funeral Home in Bladensburg is handling the funeral arrangements for the Porterfield Frost family.

Memorial contributions may be made in Eileen’s name to Bladensburg Cemetery Fund or a charity of one’s choice.

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