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Barbara Ann (Hayworth) Porter, 77, Nashville

Barbara Ann (Hayworth) Porter, 77, Nashville, passed away Saturday morning, July 13, 2013 at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital.   

Barbara was born July 31, 1935 in Indianapolis to the late Stephen F. and Katherine A. (Sims) Hayworth. She was a 1953 graduate of Helmsburg High School and went on to marry James E. Porter Dec. 11, 1955 in Brown County.  He survives.

Barbara retired in 2012, after 17 years of service, from the Brown County Clerk’s Office where she worked in the voter registration department. Prior to that, she worked 18 years for the Brown County School District. Barbara attended Morgantown Baptist Church, Unity Baptist Church in Brown County and was a member of the Brown County Democratic party. She was a past board member of the Brown County 4-H Fair, where she served for more than 25 years. Barbara was a former longtime Brown County 4-H leader.

She enjoyed quilting, traveling and was a fan of Indiana University basketball. Barbara also enjoyed spending time with children and grandchildren.

She is survived by her children, Michael (wife, Christy) Porter of Spencer and Stephanie Kritzer of Brown County.  She will be remembered by her siblings, Max (wife, Betty) Hayworth of Morgantown, Jack (wife, Nancy) Hayworth of Bargersville, Donald (wife, Ladonna) Hayworth of Brown County and David (wife, Victoria) Hayworth of Morgantown; five grandchildren, Mandy Porter of Ellettsville, Kristopher (wife, Nicole) Kritzer of Brownsburg, David Porter of Gosport, Steven Porter of Spencer and Kaitlyn Kritzer of Brown County; and several nieces and nephews. 

Barbara was preceded in death by a sister, Nancy Hayworth; a brother, Jerry Hayworth; and a son-in-law, Kendall Kritzer.

The Rev. John Parsley will conduct a funeral service Saturday, July 20 at 1:30 p.m. at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center in Morgantown. Friends can call from 4-8 p.m. Friday, July 19 at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be sent in honor of Barbara to the Brown County 4-H Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 308, Morgantown, IN 46160.

Condolences can be sent to the Porter family at www.meredith-clark.com.

  • September 1
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • September 1
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • September 1
    Time for inner peace set at local church
    5:30 to 7 p.m. Parkview Church of the Nazarene, 1750 State Road 46 East
  • September 2
    Woodworkers Club
    7 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 3
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 3
    Brown County Schools Board of Trustees
    6:30 p.m. BC Intermediate School, 260 Schoolhouse Lane
  • September 3
    Future of rural places subject of talk
    5:30 p.m. Brown County Inn, 51 State Road 46 East
  • September 4
    Farmers market in Bean Blossom
    4 to 7 p.m. St. David's Episcopal Church, 11 State Road 45 at 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • September 4
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • September 5
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • September 5
    BCHS class of 2005 reunion slated
    3 to 6 p.m., 8 p.m. Deer Run Park; Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • September 6
    Read to dogs at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 8
    Open 12-step meeting in New Bellsville area
    8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • September 8
    Peaceful Valley Heritage meeting
    6:30 p.m. BCCF, 209 S. Van Buren St.
  • September 8
    Retired teachers
    noon Hotel Nashville, 245 N. Jefferson St.
  • September 9
    Nashville Town Council
    6 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • September 12
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • September 12
    Bible camp planned
    8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 5802 Old Settlers Road behind Brownie's restaurant
  • September 17
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 18
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
    4 to 8 p.m. JTFD, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg
  • September 18
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    7:30 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 19
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
    8 a.m. to 8 p.m. JTFD, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg
  • September 19
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    6 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 20
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    2 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 28
    American history DVD to play at library
    1 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • October 4
    Read to a dog at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane