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Connie Jean Cash Anderson Porter, age 68, of Little River, SC, passed away on June 16, 2019. Mrs. Porter was born October 1, 1950 in Kennett, MO.
Connie held a Master’s Degree in Home Economics from the University of Coastal Carolina. She started her career teaching home economics in Missouri and later worked for several years as a dietary manager for a large hospital corporation in Missouri and NC. Connie completed her career in teaching Culinary Arts in South Carolina for the North Myrtle Beach High School where she retired in 2017. She had a strong passion for leading students in competition in both culinary arts and food service industries. Her students competed in many local, state and national events. She leaves a legacy of accomplishments and awards in her stellar teaching career. She also left her smile, positive attitude and inspiring mark on everyone she encountered. She is loved dearly and will be missed by us all.
She was preceded in death by husband, James Ray “Pete” Porter and parents, Tom and Peggy Cash.
She is survived by her sons, Phillip Anderson, Little Rock, SC and Patrick Anderson (Angie), Groton, CT; grandchildren, Zachary Anderson, Jillian Anderson and Luke Anderson, Groton, CT; sisters, Carolyn Cash Sanford (Mauri), Suwanee, GA and Sally Cash Montgomery (Rob), Poplar Bluff, MO; brothers, Tom Cash (Debbie), Overland Park, KS and Steve Cash (Julie), Matthews, NC; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins from NC, SC, GA, AR, MO, NY, WA, AZ, OR, VA and TN.
A memorial service was held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Lee Funeral Home, Little River, SC. The family is being assisted by Georgia Cremation, 3570 Buford Hwy #202, Duluth, GA 30096 (678) 584-0914.