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James M. Porter
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A graveside service was held Saturday afternoon at Lakewood Memorial Park for James Mack Porter, 77, of Ceres. He died Sunday, Nov. 28, 2004 at his home.

Born Oct. 26, 1927, Mr. Porter was a native of Bradford, Ark., and lived in Ceres for 40 years. He was a molder operator with Hershey Foods for 20 years. Mr. Porter enjoyed fishing, camping and hunting. He was a World War II Navy veteran.

Mr. Porter leaves behind his wife, Mabel Porter of Ceres; three children, Larry Porter of Ceres, Michael Porter of San Antonio and Zana Teaney of Avery; two brothers, William Porter of Lodi and Richmond Porter of New Mexico; his sister, Zana Looney of Groveland; and four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one sister.