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Date for Porter funeral is Oct. 1

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Funeral services have been scheduled for the second member of the Willard couple with family ties to Monett who were killed in April.

Russell "Rusty" Porter, 34, will be buried following funeral services on Oct. 1 at the Glad Tidings Assembly of God in Springfield. Porter was the husband of Rebecca Porter, sister of Monett contractor Jim Hufft. Both are believed to have been murdered.

An extensive search following the Porters' disappearance from their rural Willard home on April 17 concluded when their bodies were found near Protem on July 21.

Funeral services for Rebecca Porter were held on Aug. 24 in Crane.

The homicide is being investigated by the Greene County and Taney County sheriff's departments.

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