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Mary Ethel Arnold Potter

We are saddened to announce the passing of Mary Ethel Arnold Potter, age 70, of 1444 Crossroads Drive, Mountain City, TN. She went home to be with her Lord on Friday, November 12, 2021 at the Sycamore Shoals Hospital, Elizabethton, TN. Mary was born in the Crackers Neck community of Johnson County, TN on February 12, 1951. She was the daughter of the late Reverend George F. Arnold and Minnie Frances Mink Arnold. In addition to her parents, Mary was also preceded in death by two sisters, Helen Morefield and Nancy Brewer and son-in-law, Johnny Dugger.

Mary was of the Baptist Faith. She was a homemaker and enjoyed music and playing the piano.

Those left to cherish her memory include her children: daughters, Melinda Dugger of Butler, TN, Donna Burns (David) of Mountain City, TN; sons: Donald Potter, Jr. (Kim) of Mountain City, TN, Dwayne Potter (Amanda) of Mountain City, TN, Tony Potter (Cheri) of Mountain City, TN and Bryan Potter (Amanda) of Mountain City, TN; sisters: Julia Mae Roark of PA, Brenda Reece (Barry) of Mountain City, TN, Melissa Rupard (Jeff) of Laurel Bloomery, TN; brothers: Gene Arnold (Vickie) of Oxford, PA, Jimmy Arnold (Connie) of Mountain City, TN and Leonard Arnold (Lisa) of Mountain City, TN; 13 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; former husband and father of her children, Donald Ray Potter, Sr. of Smyrna, DE; several nieces and nephews also survive.

A graveside service for Mary will be held on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at the Greene Cemetery with Reverend Daniel Jones officiating. Active Pallbearers: Logan Potter, Timothy Potter, Mason Potter, Dawson Potter and Tommy Morefield; Honorary Pallbearers: Josh Dugger, David Burns, Jimmy Arnold and Leonard Arnold.

Friends may call at the residence located at 1290 South Shady Street, Mountain City, TN.

Condolences and memories may be shared at www.huxlipfordfh.com. Hux & Lipford Funeral Home, of Mountain City, TN, is honored to be serving the Potter Family.