PORTERFIELD, Elaine E., 81, of Walnut Ave., St. Clairsville, OH, died Wednesday January 29, 2014.

She was born January 30, 1932 at Bellaire, OH, a daughter of the late George and Kathryn Bell Exner.

Elaine was a retired public school teacher having taught in the Mansfield, Shadyside, and St. Clairsville Schools.

She was a member of the Thoburn United Methodist Church St. Clairsville, and Belmont Hills Country Club.

In addition to her parents, Elaine was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Porterfield.

Surviving are her daughters, Susan Porterfield Thomas, St. Clairsville, and Lynne Porterfield (Gene ) Lim of Northfield Center, OH; and her grandchildren, Brian Thomas, Madelyn, and Sophia Lim.

Friends will be received 1-3 p.m. Sunday at the Beck-Altmeyer Funeral Home and Crematory, St. Clairsville, OH, where Elaine’s funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Bradley Call officiating. Interment will be private.

Memorial contributions may be made in Elaine’s name to Thoburn United Methodist Church.

Online condolences may be offered at www.altmeyer.com.