Inah Marie Porter, 97, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, August 15, 2022. She was born on November 21, 1924 to Fred Arel and Ada Ethel (Nichols) Robinson near Fillmore, Indiana, and grew up on the family farm. She was a 1943 graduate of Fillmore High School.
During World War II, Inah worked at Allison Plants 1 and 3, inspecting parts for aircraft engines. She later attended John Herron Art Institute for three years.
On June 22, 1947, she married Franklin Arthur Porter at Fillmore Christian Church. Mr. Porter passed away April 26, 1999.
Inah was a gracious homemaker who loved her family. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, decorating, reading her Bible, and was an extraordinary cook.
Baptized at a young age, Inah lived with a confident faith in her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
She was a charter member of Lawrence Christian Church, where she taught Sunday School, and a charter (and current) member of Agape Christian Church.
Greatly loved, she will be greatly missed.
She is survived by her daughters, Karen (Richard) Fink, Claudette (Jim) Lane, and Michelle Porter; grandchildren, Julie (Mike) Inman, Kristen Hodge, Jonathan (Chrissy) Lane, and Jordan Fink; great-grandchildren, Brandon (Hillary) Inman, Madison Inman, Mallory Inman, Shelby Hodge, Rachel Hodge, Ella Hodge, Brayden Lane, Hudson Lane, and Kennedy Lane; great-great-grandchildren, Cooper, Parker, and Rawlings Inman; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Franklin Porter; sisters, Dorothy Goodwin, Catherine Mourer, and Frances Major; brothers, Henry and Donald Robinson; and infant brother Julian Wayne Robinson.
Special thanks to Dr. Paul Hamori for over 30 years of exceptional care, and to the staff at Independence Village of South Fishers, who have cared for Inah since 2002.
Services will be held at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at Randall & Roberts Fishers Mortuary, 12010 Allisonville Road in Fishers, with Pastor John Carlson officiating. Visitation will be from 11:00 am to the time of service at the funeral home. Burial will be at Lincoln Memory Gardens in Whitestown.
Memorial contributions may be made to www.cmfi.org/kristen-hodge to benefit Missions of Hope.