Lina Doris Potts, 95, passed away Saturday, August 18, 2018 at the Franklin House. Ms. Potts was born September 14, 1922 in Macon County to the late Samuel Eugene (Gene) Potts and Alice Octavia Reese Potts. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by five brothers, Harry, Clarence, Louis, Leon, and Richard Potts; two nephews, Doug and David Potts; and a niece, Pam Little. Also preceding her in death was her lifelong friend and companion, Edward Jackson “Buzz” Baity.
Survivors are three sisters, Betty Little (C.J.) of Lawrenceville, Ga, Emily Houston of Franklin, NC, and Linda Calloway (Joe) of Ocala, Fl.; a daughter, Kim Potts of Toccoa, GA; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held 12:00 p.m. Saturday, August 25, 2018 at the Highlands First Baptist Church with the Rev. Tommy Fouts officiating. Burial will follow in the Highlands Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 11:00-12:00p.m. prior at the church.
Memorials can be made to First Baptist Church in Highlands 220 Main St Highlands, NC 28741. or American Kidney Services 6360 Button Gwinnett Dr. Atlanta, GA. 30340.
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