Candace Carla Mae Porter, 35, of Salem, passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2019.
Per the wishes of Candace’s family, cremation rites will be accorded and a private family burial at Peaceful Valley Cemetery in Odin will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the family and will be accepted at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home and Cremation Services at 235 North Sycamore Street Centralia, Illinois 62801, (618)532-3523, who is honored to be of service to the Porter Family. Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting www.sutherlandfuneralhome.com.
Candace is survived by her daughter: Alexis Shoots of Salem, father: John Cook and wife Brenda of Centralia, a grandmother: Shirley Calclasure of Salem; grandfather: J.C. Calclasure; two brothers: Dominick Cook of Centralia and Chris Cook of Centralia; two aunts: Tammy Phillips and husband Dave of Woodlawn and Tina Deadmond of Centralia; and two uncles: Roger Porter of Centralia and Shane Porter and wife Julie of Centralia; and serval cousins.
Candace was born July 4, 1984 in Centralia, daughter of Debra Porter and John Cook. Candace was preceded in death by her mother: Debra Porter, grandfather: Roger Porter, grandparents: George and Evelyn Cook, and one uncle: Brian Mitchell.