Porterfield, Sandra Carson

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Sandra Lee Porterfield, age 85, died at the Carilion Giles Community Hospital on Wednesday, June 23, 2021. Born on November 8, 1935, in Lamar CO, she was the daughter of the late Tyrol and Marian Steen Carson.

Sandy grew up in Denver before moving to Tucson, AZ, and graduated from Tucson High School and attended the University of Arizona. She came to WV in 1965 upon her marriage to Burke. She worked as a secretary most of her adult life. She was a member of the Peterstown United Methodist Church, Past Matron of Peterstown Order of the Eastern Star #118, and had served many years on the Peterstown Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad. Also, she was a member of the Wednesday Cut Ups Quilting Guild. Sandy loved people and animals and had rescued many dogs and cats through the years.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Mary Ann Sarrels; a brother, Ty Carson Jr.; and her mother-in-law, Annie Porterfield. She is survived by her loving husband, Burke Porterfield; sons, Malvin (Vicki) Conner and Tom Conner; daughter, Melissa (Scott) Merrix; brother, Michael (Francine) Carson of Florida; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00PM on Friday, June 25, 2021, at 3:00PM with Pastor Becky VanStavern and Dr. John Sauvage officiating. Burial will follow at Peterstown Cemetery in Rich Creek, VA. Visitation will be from 1:00PM until time of services on Friday at the funeral home.

Online guestbook can be signed or condolences may be sent to the family at www.broyles-shrewsbury.com. Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown, WV.