Nellie Potter



Nellie Potter

Nellie Iris Lee Potter returned home to her loving Heavenly Father on January 11, 2017. She is preceded in death by her husband, J.C. Potter; her son, Jacob Potter Jr.; her parents, Walter and Nannie Mae Lee; and brothers, Andrew Lee and Lehman Lee. She is survived by her children, Becky and husband Joe Scott of Mt. Olive; Gail and her husband Herb Heil of Deep Run; and Debbie and her husband Dennis Howard of Deep Run. She had a special love and devotion to her grandchildren: Heidi and her husband Jerimia Loveless, Jacob and his wife Amanda Scott, Jonathan and his wife Shannon Scott, Jason Scott, Megan and her husband Nephi Lawson, Leighton Howard, and Andrew Howard. Nellie was also very blessed to have several great grandchildren as well: Hailey Loveless, Garret Loveless, Ashley Loveless, Logan Loveless, Zachary Loveless, Bethany Loveless, Alyssa Scott, Ashlyn Scott, Abigail Scott, Madeline Carlton, Lila Elizabeth Scott, Landon Scott, Aiden Lawson, Laurel Lawson, and Cameron Lawson. She is also survived by her 5 younger siblings: Viney Grace “Sweetie” Potter, Lewis Lee, Walter Lee Jr., Joyce Barnett, and Jimmy Lee.
Nellie led an exemplary life of Christlike service both in her church and community. She and her husband JC enjoyed operating Potter’s Pool for all in the community to come and join in fellowship. Nellie was truly a person who loved life and her fellow man. She had a divine gift of seeing the very best in every person. Hers is truly a life to be cherished. Please join us in a celebration of her wonderful life. Visitation will be held at the Pink Hill Funeral Home on Friday, January 13 from 7 - 9 pm. Funeral services will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Albertson, NC 111 and HWY 903 at 1 p.m on Saturday, January 14, burial will follow in the Lee Cemetery in Deep Run. Family will be receiving friends at other times at the home of Nellie Potter.