Portia Jean Warren

January 28th, 1953 - January 12th, 2013

RICHMOND, Ind. – ¬¬¬¬Portia Jean Warren, age 59, of Richmond, peacefully departed this life on January 12, 2013, resting safely in the arms of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Born January 28, 1953, in Berea, Kentucky, to William and Mary Elizabeth King Bowling, she lived in this community most of her life. Portia served her community in many loving ways. She was the co-founder of Bowling’s Childcare and of Calvary Counseling. Portia ended her career as a substance abuse counselor at the Richmond State Hospital. She was the 2008 Counselor of the Year for the Indiana Counselors Association on Alcohol and Drug Abuse (ICAADA). Survivors include her husband, Jerry Warren; children, to whom she was a loving mother, James (Fabi) Burkhart, Jerri Lynn (Paul) Stanley, Jessica (Dave) Cate, and Jason Warren Burkhart; grandchildren, Ashley (Josh) Moore, Beau and Lucas Burkhart, Destanee, Kyra, and Isaiah Michaels, Paul Stanley Jr., Layla and Portia Cate, and Connor and Corbin Burkhart; great-grandchildren, Landon and Gabe Moore; siblings, Billy Wayne (Deborah) Bowling, Sue Gail (Raleigh) Callahan, Peggy (Bobby) Robinson, Sylvia (Wayne) Gipson, Lucinda (George) Callahan, Donna (Glen) Slifer, Carolyn (Rick) Coates, and Melba (Bill) Brown; and many loving cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and father-in-law, Alex Warren. Visitation for Portia Jean Warren will be from 4 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 15, 2013, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 16, 2013, at North 27 Worship Center, 5172 North U.S. Highway 27, Richmond, with Pastor Robert Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be Made to: Project Feed Wayne County, 5172 U.S. 27 North, Richmond, Indiana 47374.

Project Feed Wayne County, 5172 U.S. 27 North, Richmond, Indiana 47374

4:00PM to 8:00PM on Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 at Doan & Mills Funeral Home (map/driving directions)

10:00AM at North 27 Worship Center on Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 (map/driving directions)

Glen Haven Memorial Gardens
4537 IN-227
Richmond, IN 47374 (map/driving directions)