Lloyd Elmo Portwood, 78
by Emanuel County Live | March 29, 2011 5:02 pm
Lloyd Elmo Portwood, age 78, of Savannah, died Saturday, March
26, 2011 at Candler Hospital in Savannah following an extended
illness. Graveside services were held Tuesday, March 29, at 12 p.m.
in Swainsboro City Cemetery with Military Honors with Dr. Steven
Mr. Portwood was born in Jefferson County. He served in the
United States Air Force in Korea, was a retired Lieutenant with
Dougherty County Police Department, and was a member of Calvary
Baptist Church in Savannah.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence Elmo and
Mattie E. Green Portwood; wife, Norma Portwood; a son, Eddie
Portwood; sisters, Wylene McVey and Linda Flowers.
Survivors include daughters, Tamara (Steve) Shuman of Pooler and
Anita (Robbie) Gardner of Milledgeville; sister, Nell Portwood Izzo
of Savannah; grandchildren, Melissa Pope of Richmond Hill, Sara
(Danny) Watson of Milledgeville, Edwin “Eddie” Portwood Spence of
Camilla, and Drew Shuman of Pooler; and several nieces and
Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro was in charge of