The Courier News (Blytheville, Arkansas) Oct. 27, 1944 pg 1
Attack Claims n J. W. Portlock Dies Early This Morning Plans Incomplete J. W. Portlock, .farmer In this •section for 114 years, was found dead In'bed Ihls morning, 7 o'clock, nl his Half Moon Community home He was G8. It was believed he suffered a heart attack during the night. Funeral arrangements were Incomplete Incomplete this afternoon. Born at Woif Creek, Va., he lived lived there until he came here. He was a farmer. . He Is survived by his wife, Mrs Nola Arinle Porllotk; three daugh-. ters, Mrs. Paul Tonilin of Braw- ley, Cfilif., Mrs. George ghclton and Miss Lavonne Portlock, both of Blythevillc; three sons,. Joe I'ort- lock of South Bend, Ind., Aldrldge Porllock of Buchanan, Mich., and E. J. Portlock of Hot Splines nnd three brothers, Louis Porllock of Caruthcrsvilb, Mo., Logan Porl- lock of Feslus, Mo., and Jim Port- Hnmmond, Cobb Funeral Home Is In charge. j' .