CHARLOTTE MAE McMAHAN, 77, of Newport, departed this life Monday afternoon, September 11, 2017, at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, VA. Born in Pearisburg on November 4, 1939, she was a daughter of the late William Haven Porterfield and Mabel Hutchinson Porterfield of Mt Lake Road, Newport. She was a graduate of Newport High School, 1957 and National Business College, was retired from the Celanese Plant at Narrows with 43 years of service. Charlotte was from childhood a member of Sherry Memorial Christian Church and since 2011 had been attending Bethel Chapel in Clendennin. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Bobby Lee McMahan and her daughter Allison Cox.
She leaves to cherish her memory her daughters and son-in-law Lori Porterfield of Newport, Teresa J Zirkle and James of Pembroke; her brother and sister-in-law Ponzi and Alice Porterfield of Newport; her grandchildren Michael Cumbee and Dylan Johnston.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 pm, Thursday in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke with Pastor Eddie Kendall officiating. Burial will follow in the Porterfield Cemetery on Mt Lake Road at Newport. The family will receive friends at the funeral two hours before the services. The family sends heart-felt gratitude to the staff at Heritage Hall Rich Creek for their compassionate care for Charlotte. In lieu of flowers and with regard for Charlotte’s care for animals please send memorial contributions in her name to your local animal shelter. After the services the Sherry Memorial Christian Church will be serving the family and friends a meal at the church fellowship hall.Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.