Willie Mae Hammonds Porter, age 77, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Friday, December 9, 2016, at Princeton Health Care Manor in Princeton, KY. Mrs. Willie Mae Hammonds Porter was a homemaker and loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She was of the Baptist faith.
She is survived by: two sons - James "Jimmy" Shepherd (Trudy), Cadiz, KY; and George Shepherd (Selena), Cadiz; three daughters - Ruth Dockery (Bill); Virginia Brandon; and Betty Lou Shepherd, all of Cadiz; sixteen grandchildren - Dewayne Webster (Brandi); Shelly Kline (Billy); LeeAnn Holder (Tony); Timmy Dockery; Andy Shepherd (Danielle); Jamie Davis (Garrett); J.D. Shepherd; Shelia Ann Shepherd; Richard Hammonds (Heather); Daniel Hammonds; Carrie Mahaney (Brian); Tiffany Kauffman (James); Paul Brandon; Cassie Shepherd; Brittney Shepherd; and Allison Shepherd; and twenty-five great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by: her parents - Will & Gertie Mae Adkins Hammonds; first husband - James C. Shepherd; second husband - Herman Porter; one son - J.D. Shepherd; two brothers - Robert Hammonds and Charles Hammonds; and one sister - Mary Lou White.
Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main Street in Cadiz, KY, where the family will receive friends from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM Saturday, December 10, 2016. The funeral service will be at Goodwin Funeral Home at 2:00 PM Saturday, December 10, 2016, with the Reverend John Hagan officiating. Burial will follow at Trigg Memory Acres in Cadiz, KY.