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Thomas Portee Jr., known by many as either Tony, Tom Jr., Tootie, or Poppi, passed away Friday, June 7, 2019. A funeral service will be held Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, with burial to follow in Hyco Baptist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Torres Perkins Sr., will officiate. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home.

Mr. Portee was born in Cassatt to the late Thomas Portee Sr. and Helen Hampton Portee. He was a member of Sweet Home Baptist Church and served as a Trustee. Mr. Portee enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and spending time with family.

Surviving are his wife of 42 years, Sidney Jamison Portee; children, Siddino “Dino” Portee, Courtney Portee; grandchildren, Thomas “Levy” Portee, Ahonesty Robinson, Alaysia Portee; siblings, Dorothy Taylor, Marie McCormick, Martha Cassell, Clarence Hampton, Bessie Reynolds, Gerena Brown, Kathy Portee and Greg Portee.

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