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Portia Medlin Tant

Portia Medlin Tant, 71, of Oxford passed away Tuesday, March 15,2022 at Granville Medical Center.

Portia was born in Wake County to the late Thurman Medlin and Aline Simmons. She loved to bowl and has many trophies to show for her love of the sport. Portia was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

She leaves to cherish her memory, her husband of fifty-three years, Johnny Mack Tant of the home; a daughter, Sherry Tant Bowen of Roxboro; a son, Christopher “Chris” Tant of Oxford; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and two sisters, Judy Bell of Wilton and Sandra Medlin of Goldsboro.

Memorial services will be held Sunday, March 20,2022 at 2:00 PM at Living Stone Worship Center located at 6096 Tabbs Creek Road, Oxford, NC 27565.

Flowers are kindly accepted.


  • billy grissom Posted March 17, 2022 6:23 pm

    john …i’m so sorry to hear of portia’s passing….prayers for you and your family

  • Jeff Tant Posted March 17, 2022 10:46 pm

    Hey Cuz. Tanya and I are so sorry to hear about Portia passing. We are always here if you need anything.
    Love y’all and we are praying for peace and comfort to you, Sherry, Chris and the grandkids.
    Jeff & Tanya Tant

  • Doris Adcock Posted March 20, 2022 7:56 pm

    May GOD bless and comfort you at this time. Sorry to hear about Portia ,I worked with her at Nortel and she was a joy to be with. She was a hard worker and very dependable. Best stamper because she believed in perfection.

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