Wilnetta Ann (Minor) Porter

February 5, 1944 ~ April 7, 2022 (age 78)


Wilnetta (Willie) Ann Minor Lane Porter. At age 78 of Verona, Willie, passed away peacefully at Seneca Place on May 7, 2022 after a two-decade battle with Multiple Sclerosis. She was the daughter of the late George H. and Dorothy E. Minor of Uniontown, PA. She was preceded in death by her parents and older brother, George H. Minor, Jr. Willie was the beloved wife of the late Kenneth A. Lane, Sr. and Raymond M. Porter, Jr., and loving mother of Lisa, Kenneth, and Jennifer Lane.


Mrs. Porter was a graduate of Carlow University, Pittsburgh, PA. While she held many job titles and positions over the years, she was most recently employed as supervisor by Warner Cable in Pittsburgh until her early retirement. She was known for her quick wit. Willie could make almost everyone laugh uncontrollably.


A faithful member of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in the Hill District, Willie served as a Trustee, Sunday School Teacher, Youth Department Leader, and Deaconess. She was known as a Prayer Warrior.


Willie leaves to cherish her memory her children, Lisa V. Lane, Pittsburgh; Kenneth A. (Paula) Lane, Jr., New Kensington, PA; Jennifer D. Lane, Dallas, GA; sister, Gloria (Aaron) Walton, Cheyney, PA and Lakewood Ranch, FL; grandchildren, Mel. D. Reid, Noah Lane, Alayna Hardy, and other relatives and friends.

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Memorial Service
June 24, 2022

11:00 AM
Ebenezer Baptist Church
2001 Wylie Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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