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Dora K. Potter age, 92 of 729 Drakes Creek Road, Trade, TN went home to be with her Lord on June 24, 2011 from the Mountain City Care Center. She was a lifelong resident of Johnson County, a daughter of the late Willett and Ellen Canter. Mrs. Potter was an avid gardener, seamstress, cook, painter, and devoted wife and mother. She was a member of the Evergreen Baptist Church and her church meant the world to her. Mrs. Potter was wife to the late Charlie Potter, mother to the late A. Fred Potter, sister to the late Lettie Miller, Carolee Porter, and Ruby Canter all of Trade, TN.
Survivors are three daughters, Mary Jo Rector, Taylorsville, NC, Pearl Hower, Nell Harper, both of Oxford, PA; sister, Billie Proffitt, Mountain City, TN; 14 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Dora Potter were conducted at 3:15 PM Sunday June 26, 2011 from the “Our Heroes Chapel” of the Johnson County Funeral Home, with Rev. Derrick Wilson, and Rev. Eddie Porter officiating.
Pallbearers were selected from friends and relatives.
Burial followed in the Phillippi Cemetery.
The family received friends from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday prior to the service.
Condolences may be sent to the family at
Johnson County Funeral Home is serving the Potter family.