G. Arlene Porter, age 86, of Oakland, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 13, 2020 at Dennett Road Manor.
Born on August 18, 1934 in Crellin, MD she was the daughter of Bernard Eugene (Gene) Bowser and Nora Mae (Mersing) Bowser.
Arlene worked as a bookkeeper for different local businesses as well as being self-employed. She was a Charter member of the Crellin Assembly of God Church, Crellin, MD.
Arlene is survived by two daughters, Janet (Kenny) Alexander and Beverly Barb, both of Oakland; one son, Gary L (Jennifer) Hardesty, Ruther Glen VA; one daughter-in-law, Terrie Hardesty; seven grandchildren, Brian (Deanna) Reckart, Allison (Brad) Madsen, Jessica Hardesty, Jena Hardesty, Grant Hardesty, Justin Hardesty, Kenzie Alexander; one great grandchild, Rylee J. Hardesty; one brother, Charles Bowser (Barbara); three sisters, Leota Peck, Ruth Athey and Loretta Harvey.
In addition to her parents, Arlene was preceded in death by a son, Glenn Hardesty; brothers, Harlan Bowser, Everett Bowser and Vernon Bowser and one sister, Iris Stemple.
A private viewing will be held on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. A funeral service will immediately follow with Pastor John Skipper officiating.
Memorial donations made be made to the Crellin Assembly of God Church, 2220 Hutton Road, Oakland, MD.
The C & S Fredlock Funeral Home, P.A., is honored to be serving the Porter family at this time.