October 17, 2016
COLUMBUS — Karen Susan Porter, 60, died Oct. 16, 2016, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at New Covenant Baptist Church with David Bartimus and Ed Nix officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation is today at Lowndes Funeral Home. Mrs. Porter was born Jan. 11, 1956, to Edna Bass Doss and the late Myron Phillips. She was employed as head teller with BankFirst. She was a graduate of Lee High School. In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Jerry Porter of Columbus; daughter, Ashley Bradberry of Columbus; son, David Bartimus of Columbus; sisters, Carolyn Fox of Shreveport, Louisiana, and Bonida Kimbrough of Starkville; brother, Billy Doss of Alexandria, Virginia; and three grandsons. Pallbearers will be Stephen Porter, Allen Porter, David Fox, Craig Barfield, Jon Bradberry and Jon Bartimus. Memorials may be made to the Relay for Life of Lowndes County, 607 West Main Street, Tupelo, MS 38804.