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Jeannie Bowling Porter

TALLAHASSEE - Jeannie Bowling Porter, 74, of Tallahassee, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family Thursday,  May 4, 2017.

She was the owner of Sunnyland Nursery School for 28 years.  She later retired from Coldwell Banker.

She was preceded in death by her two husbands, Miles Gary Donaldson and James T. Porter.

Survivors include her mother, Eunice Bragg; six children, Miles, Tammy, Roxanne, Phil, Preston and Janet; loving stepchildren, step-grandchildren and other loving family members.

Services were held Monday, May 8 at 11 a.m. ET at Bevis Funeral Home in Tallahassee with Pastor Brian Gilliland of Morningside Baptist Church officiating.  Interment followed at Tallahassee Memory Gardens.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Morningside Baptist Church Building Fund, 1560 Pedrick Road, Tallahassee, FL 32317 or Big Bend Hospice 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308.

Bevis Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Submit condolences online at

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May 10th, 2017



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