Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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February 19, 2014

Dale Marie Lawless Porter

BLUEFIELD — BLUEFIELD — Dale Marie Lawless Porter, 50, of Bluefield, W.Va., went to be with our Lord on Sunday, February 9, 2014, and passed away peacefully, suddenly and unexpectedly. She was born in 1963 in Dover, Del.

She is the daughter of Ardarth Dameron Lawless and the late, Jesse Edward Lawless. Dale was a beloved daughter, mother, sister and wife, filled with kindness and generosity who absolutely loved the time shared with her children, grandchildren, family and friends. She was a homemaker, and of the Baptist faith, and will be deeply missed.

In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her brother, Mark Lawless.

Survivors include her mother, Ardarth Dameron Lawless of Ballard, W.Va.; husband, David Byrd of Bluefield; children, Mark Porter, Mary Porter and Alisa Porter of Wentzville, Miss., Shandis Tedder and children, James and Quetcy of Homosassa, Fla., Veronica Nepon-Sixt and husband, Brook of Tampa, Fla., Jessica Osterstuck and companion, Henry Zuluaga Jr., and children, Isaiah, and Myla of Tampa, Fla., Audrianna Vaughn and husband, James and daughter, Samantha of Jacksonville, N.C.; two stepsons, David Byrd ll and wife, Nicolette and children, Aiden, David lll, Isaac and Emily of Bluefield, and Dustin Byrd of Bluefield, and a stepdaughter, Ashley Byrd and husband, George and son, Cameron of Bluefield; along with a host of cousins, nieces and nephews and many friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, February 20 at 11:00 a.m. at Hopewell Funeral Home, 6005 CR 39 S, Plant City, Fla., where the family will receive friends beginning at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Hopewell Memorial Gardens, Plant City, Florida. Expressions of condolence at www.wecare.io.

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