William Henry Potter and
Verna Lee Holbrook Blanton

William Henry Potter - Photos Submitted by Sheri L Spencer Meade on Facebook on 26 Aug, 2016
William Henry Potter b 6 Jan 1895 Letcher Co KY d 16 Nov 1978 Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg, KY; s/o Albritton Potter and Mardelia Mullins. William Henry Potter m. Verna Lee Holbrook Blanton. Child of William Henry Potter and Verna Lee Holbrook Blanton;

1. Janice Kaye Potter b 17 Aug 1946 d 29 May 1985 age 38; m. Sid Clifford Spencer. Children of Sid Clifford Spencer and Janice Kaye Potter;

i. Lena Kaye Spencer; m. Gregory Prater

ii. Sheri L Spencer; m. Bruce Allen Meade b 4 Nov 1964

Information and Photos of this family submitted by Sheri L Spencer Meade on Facebook 26 Aug, 2016.


William Henry Potter
and Beatrice Sword

William Henry Potter b 6 Jan 1895 Letcher Co KY d 16 Nov 1978 Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg, KY; s/o Albritton Potter and Mardelia Mullins. William Henry Potter military service, Private, US Army, WWII. William Henry Potter m. 1 Jul 1919 Pike Co KY to Beatrice Sword b 8 Nov 1902 d 11 Nov 1984; d/o Herbert Sword and Hila Jane Ramsey.


Back L-R - Clifton Robert Blanton, William Henry Potter and Janice Kaye Potter Spencer. Front L-R - Lena Spencer on William Henry Potter's Lap, Verna Lee Holbrook Blanton Holding Sheri L Spencer Meade
Janice Kaye Potter Spencer
L-R - William Henry Potter, Janice Kaye Potter Spencer and Verna Lee Holbrook Blanton
Sid Clifford Spencer, Janice Kaye Potter and Daughters, Sheri L and Lena Spencer


Obituary of William Henry Potter
Paintsville Herald, Wednesday, 22 Nov 1978

William H Potter, 83 died Thursday, November 16, 1978, in Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. Mr. Potter was born, January 6, 1895, in Letcher County, son of Elbert (Albritton) and Mardilla Mullins Potter. He was a resident of Paintsville, a retired C & O Railroad employee, a veteran of World War I and a member of the First Christian Church. Surviving are his wife, Beatrice Potter, whom he married July 1, 1919, in Pike County, two daughters, Deen Bell, San Antonio, TX, and Juanita Hinkle, Paintsville, two brothers, Charley Potter, Yager, and Harless Potter, Clintwood, VA, three sisters, Rebecca Stomber and Martha Jayne Hall, Whitesburg, and Polly Ann Adkins, South Carolina; five grandchildren, and four great grandchildren. Funeral services were held Saturday, November 18, in Jones-Preston Funeral Home handling arrangements. Honorary pallbearers were palmar Vance, Mitchell Adams, Carroll Williamson, R. B. Harrington, Jess Songer, Jimmy Adams and Frank Johnson. Active pallbearers were Ike Hall, Dick Fitchpatrick, Larry Sword, Charles Potter, A. B. Potter, Ernest Sword, and Chuck Sword. Paintsville Herald, Wednesday, November 22, 1978.


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