Originally created 09/07/98

Mr. Jerry Potter



SYLVANIA, Ga. -- Mr. Jerry Lee Potter, 53, of 1304 Ogeechee Road, died Saturday, Sept. 5, 1998, at Bulloch Memorial Hospital, Statesboro.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home with the Rev. Frank Waits officiating. Burial will be in Screven County Memorial Cemetery.

Mr. Potter, a native of Screven County, was a supply clerk at Sylvania Yarn Systems and a member of Douglas Branch Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Thora Boyd Potter; a stepdaughter, Alani Newton, Sylvania; a brother, Jimmy Potter, Sylvania; two sisters, Wanda P. LeMaster, Martin, S.C., and Toni P. Hall, Garfield; and three grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Robin Potter, Toby Potter, George Potter, Billy McMillan, Kelly Potter, Luckie Boyd and John Willie Rosier.

Friends may call at the funeral home until the time of service.