Frances E. Potter -
E. Potter, 89, of Winnabow, North Carolina passed away
on Sunday, September 30, 2012 at Silver Stream Health
and Rehabilitation Center.
Mrs. Potter was
born in Bridgewater, Massachusetts on October 18, 1922
and moved to North Carolina in 1946 when she married her
late husband, Ira Alden Potter, Sr., whom she met while
they were both serving in the US Army during WWII.
In addition to her
husband, Mrs. Potter was preceded in death by a daughter
Sherry Potter Caudill (Bobby); a granddaughter Sondra
Caudill; five half-brothers Harold Horton, Jerry Horton,
Donald Horton, Ervin Horton and Steve Horton; and two
half-sisters Ethelyn Souza and Millie Horton.
Mrs. Potter is survived by a daughter, Kathy Potter
Garris (Garry) of Wilmington, and a son Ira Alden “Al”
Potter, Jr. (Colleen); grandchildren Miranda Potter
Lowendowski (Eric), Julia Potter Britt (Lonnie), and
Justin Potter; great-grandchildren Cassidy Pope, Aaron
Roberts, and Hailey Britt, all of Winnabow; three
half-brothers Bill Horton, Ray Horton, and Walter Horton
of Rhode Island; three half-sisters Doris Horton and
Dorothy Riberio of Rhode Island, and Barbara Lussier of
Tennessee; and many nieces and nephews. In addition, she
leaves behind a special friend and caregiver Peggy Mills
Mrs. Potter was a devoted Christian who loved doing
things for others, especially cooking. Her BBQ sauce is
famous around the Winnabow area. She had many friends
because she was a good friend to all.
A graveside service will be held at Peace Memorial
Baptist Church, 5811 Ocean Highway, Winnabow, NC, at
2:00 pm Tuesday, October 2, 2012 after which the family
will have a visitation period at the cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your
& White Funeral and Cremation Service, Southport