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Vesta Lula Porter (February 28, 1941—August 6, 2018)

Vesta Lula Porter, age 77, of Excelsior Springs, Missouri, passed away on Monday, August 6, 2018. Vesta was born February 28, 1941 in Taberville, Missouri, to parents Clara Rose and Luther Joseph Poling.

She graduated from Appleton High School in 1959. Throughout her working years, Vesta worked as secretary in the legal system. Vesta was also a proud member of Pisgah Baptist Church.

Vesta was predeceased by her parents.

Vesta is survived by one daughter, Kristi (Paul) McCoy; two grandchildren: Angie McCoy and Josh (Leslie) McCoy; and one great-grandchild, Maddox McCoy.

A funeral service will be conducted in Vesta’s honor at Pisgah Baptist Church, 112 Pisgah Drive, in Excelsior Springs, on Friday, August 10, 2018 at 11 a.m. with visitation at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Taberville Cemetery at 2:30 PM.

The family suggests donations in Vesta’s memory be made to a charity of their choice.

By Standard Staff •

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