Vicki was a 1973 graduate of Park Hill High School. She was briefly married to her high school sweetheart, which resulted in the birth of her first daughter. Vicki was then united in marriage with her soulmate Douglas Eli Porter on May 4, 1980 at the Chapel of the Fountain in Las Vegas, NV. She spent nearly 25 years in computer operations for the airline industry, both in Kansas City, MO and Winston-Salem, NC. Vicki and Doug enjoyed spending time with friends and colleagues, traveling, and playing on a bowling and a dart league while in NC. Vicki loved spending time with her family, especially taking her daughters on beach trips to the NC coast. She was a devoted wife, mother and very proud grandmother.
Vicki was preceded in death by her husband, Douglas Eli Porter in December 2009, and both of her parents. She is survived by her four daughters: Jessie Schaffner and husband, Nathan of Manchester, PA; Amber Porter of Parkville, MO; Kristin Porter of Raleigh, N.C.; and Lauri Porter of Kearney, MO; six grandchildren; a brother, Gary Gray; maternal aunts and uncles; her brother and sisters-in-law; and many cousins.
A Committal Service for Vicki and Doug will be held 2:30 p.m., Thursday, March 19, 2015 at Leavenworth National Cemetery, 150 Muncie Road, Leavenworth, KS. Those wishing to attend the Committal Service will need to meet at Meyers Northland Chapel in Parkville, MO at 1:30 p.m., the cortege will then process to Leavenworth National Cemetery. Memories of Vicki and condolences to the family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com.