Tanna Rene Carroll Porter
October 11, 1957  -  June 15, 2018

Tanna Rene Carroll Porter

Martinez Funeral Home Chapel
1040 S. Dixie Blvd
Odessa, TX  79761
Thursday, June 21, 2018
9am to 7pm
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Life Celebration
Living Vision Church Ministries
525 S Grandview
Odessa, TX  79761
Friday, June 22, 2018
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Ector County
300 S. Dixie
Odessa, TX  79761
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Tanna Rene Carroll-Porter was born in Odessa, Texas to LV and Doriner Carroll on October 11, 1957. She went to school at Ector High.
She married Darrell Porter in Odessa, Texas in July of 2004. She worked as a caregiver for over 20 years.

Tanna is preceded in death by her father LV Carroll, her mother Doriner Carroll, and her sisters, Gloria Nickerson, and Flora Carroll.

Tanna is survived by her husband Darrell Porter, her two children Shavaslyn Carroll and Sh'Caris Searcy, her brother Alfred Carroll of Denver, Colorado, her grandchildren
Danisha Carroll, Damon'tae Pardue, Keshun Pardue and a host of great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her niece Karren Nickerson-Abraham, her nephew Devoren Carroll, and a host of great nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Sh'Caris Searcy, Rafeal Hereford, Re'Itay Nickerson, Sam Wallace, Garrett Corbell, and Larry Johnson.

Memorials may be given to Shavaslyn Carroll and Sh'Caris Searcy at 304 Wabash Avenue, Odessa, Texas 79761.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 am on Friday, June 22, 2018 at Living Vision Ministries Church with Rev. Bill Tatum and Pastor James Porter.
Burial will follow at Ector County Cemetery in Odessa II Section. Arrangements are by Martinez Funeral Home.

The family of Tanna wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Doctors and Staff at Medical Center Hospital of Odessa for all the wonderful care given to our beloved mother.


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  1. Martha Tinner
    Odessa, TX

    Family I know It’s a devestating time but our God makes no mistakes even when the hurt is beyond our understanding. Tammy was such a kind, giving lady and I know her spirit will keep shining though you. 🌹💞

  2. yvonne mcgee jones
    odessa, TX

    you will greater miss and love you . tanna was the nice person I know she like sister to me love von

  3. Celia Sanchez Arenivas
    Odessa, TX

    I am so sorry to hear about your mom's passing. As kids when we lived on Graham street your mom was always so kind to me and my sisters. Tammy will forever be in our hearts.

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