Ima Porter

January 21, 1941 - September 16, 2022

Ima Jean Porter, 81, of Fannett, died Friday, September 16, 2022, at Harbor Hospice of Beaumont. She was born January 21, 1941, in Fannett, to Ida Belle Adams Craigen and Eddie Lee Craigen, Sr.

Ima enjoyed cooking and it was known that you never left her house hungry. She also enjoyed mowing and yard work as well as watching westerns and the Dallas Cowboys. Ima will fondly be remembered as a loving wife, mother, and grandma.

Survivors include her husband of sixty-five years, Leon Porter of Fannett; children, Donna Watson and husband, David, of Fannett; Christy Fountain and husband, Kevin, of Nederland; Donald Porter and wife, Sherry, of Fannett; and Kenneth Porter and wife, Dora, of San Antonio; fifteen grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; brother, Lee Craigen and wife, Diane, of Kirbyville; sister, Lena Bretz of Winnie; godson, Billy Maddox; and numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents; son, Horace Leon “Ju Ju” Porter, Jr.; sisters, Shirley Mayer and Evelyn Maddox; and brother, Charles Craigen.

A gathering of Mrs. Porter’s family and friends will begin 10:00 a.m., with her funeral service at 11:00 a.m., Friday, September 23, 2022, at Broussard’s, 134 West Buccaneer Drive, Winnie, with her interment to follow at Broussard Cemetery, Hamshire.


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Gathering of Family and Friends

Broussard’s Mortuary Winnie
  • 134, Buccaneer Drive, Winnie, Texas, 77665,
  • September 23, 2022
  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Funeral Service

Broussard’s Mortuary Winnie
  • 134, Buccaneer Drive, Winnie, Texas, 77665,
  • September 23, 2022
  • 11:00 am


Broussard Cemetery
  • , Broussard Cemetery Rd, Hamshire, TX, 77622,

Comments (3)

    Della Melancon Freeze says:

    So very sorry to hear of the passing of Ima Jean. We are praying for your family.

    Alma Garcia says:

    Sending my condolences to the Porter Family. Sorry for your loss and may God Bless Mr. Porter and his strength during this time.

    Darla Bruce King says:

    Donald & family,
    I’m sorry for the loss of your mom. Thoughts and prayers for your family.

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