Ronda K. Portman
Aug. 20, 1959 - Aug. 1, 2017
Ronda K. Portman, 57, of Cranfills Gap, was called home after a long, courageous battle with cancer.
Cherished by so many for her kindness, generosity and fun loving spirit, she will be missed dearly. Born in Burlington, Colorado, on August 20, 1959, she grew up in Grand Prairie, Texas. She graduated in 1977 from Grand Prairie High School. Preceded in death by her father, Arlyn Lee Walters of Colorado; and grandparents and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Survivors include her love (husband), Larry Thomas of Cranfills Gap, Texas; mother, Charlene Phillips, of Mena, Arkansas; daughter, Pam Martinez (Alfredo) of Fernley, Nevada; son, John T. Portman (Blake) of Lovelock, Nevada; grandchildren, Isabella, Alfredo, Paisley and Bailey; siblings, Dale Walters (Katherine) of Mena, Arkansas, Dee Beard, Grapevine, Texas, Mari Georg (Stephen) of Grapevine, Texas, Missy Pledger (David), Lisa Heinritz (Gary) of Paonia, Colorado, Shelly Jensen (Ray) of Elko, Nevada, and Jeff Walters (Nicole) of Fruita, Colorado.
"She made broken look beautiful and strong look invincible. She walked with the Universe on her shoulders and made it look like a pair of wings."–Ariana Dancu.
A celebration of life is being planned and will be held at a later date.
Special Thanks to the staff at St. Catherine Center, Providence Hospice, for their care and kindness.
Memorials may be made to a charity of your choice.