In memory of
Jean Newill Porch, 92, of Bella Vista, Ark., formerly of Mt. Pleasant, died Thursday, July 4, 2013, at her home. Born Feb. 28, 1921, in Mt. Pleasant, she was a daughter of the late Earl C. and Edith S. Stairs Newill. She married Ralph K. Porch Nov. 9, 1940; he preceded her in death. Jean moved from Little Ferry, N.J., to Bella Vista in 1984, where she was a charter member of Presbyterian Church of Bella Vista. In addition to her parents and her husband, Jean was preceded in death by a brother, Andrew Newill. She is survived by two sons, Francis W. (Darleen) Porch, of Overland Park, Kan., and Ralph T. Porch, of Bentonville, Ark.; two daughters, Penelope Sue Porch, of Santa Rosa, Calif., and Pamela Jean Porch, of Rogers, Ark.; a sister, Helen Beal, of Mt. Pleasant Township, Kecksburg; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. A memorial service was held Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at Presbyterian Church of Bella Vista. Online condolences may be made at http://www.funeralmation.com .
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