Lillian Ann Porter, 70, of Gonzales, passed away Thursday, December 16, 2021. Lillian was born in Gonzales, Texas on September 11, 1951 to L.V. Nation and Annie Ruth Porter. She found Christ at an early age and was baptized at Little Hill Baptist Church. Lillian attended and graduated from Gonzales High School in 1970. She later found love with Matthew Cantu. They had one child together, Lindsay. Her hobbies include watching Dark shadows, westerns, sight-seeing, nature watching and collecting special coins. Her favorite team was the Dallas Cowboys. She was the family historian. Lillian never hesitated to help a family member or friend in need. She was always a call away. Lillian is preceded in death by Matthew Cantu (Significant Other), Annie Ruth Porter (Mother), L.V. Nation (Father) Sam Nation (Uncle), Robert Porter (Brother), Rhonda Owens (Niece), Shereece Porter (Niece), Craig Porter (Nephew)
Lillian is survived by her daughter, Lindsay Cantu -Dallas, Texas Sisters: Opal Frances Porter -Houston, Texas, Maggie Nichols (Sam)-Waelder Texas, Gussie Cubitt- Victoria, Texas, Willie Gonzales- San Antonio Texas, Marilyn Faye Elm-San Antonio, Texas, Ruth Hodges-Cuero, Texas Brothers : Willie Rush (Marie)- Colorado Springs, Colorado, Robert Nation (Annette)-Dallas, Texas, Sam Hodges-Houston, Texas, Leroy Elm -Luling, Texas and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral services were held at 11 am Thursday, December 30, 2021 at Little Hill Baptist Church with Dr. A.E Cantu officiating. Interment followed in McKellar Cemetery. Pallbearers: Michael Porter, George Harrison, Kevin Porter, Shelly Hardaway, Xavier Martin and Darren Owens. Friends may leave their condolences to the family by visiting https://www.dwbrooksfuneralhome.com/obituaries/Lillian-Porter Services were under the care and direction of DW Brooks Funeral Home.