Clabe Edward Potter
and Helen Louise Niece
Clabe Edward Potter b 12 Nov 1937 Hemphill, Letcher Co KY d 28 Dec 2016 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; buried Haven of Rest Cemetery, Mayking, KY; s/o Morgan Potter and Virgie Hunter. Clabe Edward Potter m. Helen Louise Niece b abt 1938 d 13 Oct Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; buried Haven of Rest Cemetery, Mayking, Letcher Co KY; d/o Robert Niece and Dora Unknown; Children of Clabe Edward Potter and Helen Louise Niece;
1. Ladonna Potter; m. Male Bentley
2. Clabe Bug Potter
3. Susie Potter; m. Ricky Fleming
4. Sherry Potter; m. Bobby Stamper
5. Casey Potter; m. Alfreda Unknown.
Obituary: Helen Louise Niece Potter
1938 - 13 Oct 2010
Rites held for Helen Potter: Helen Louise Potter, 72, of Neon, died October 13, 2010 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. A daughter of the late Robert and Dora Niece, she was the mother of the late LaDonna Bentley and Clabe ‘Bug’ Potter, and a sister of the late Norma Jean Sergent, Don Niece and Bud Niece. She was retired from Head Start as a teacher for LKLP, and was an ordained evangelist.
Surviving are her husband, Clabe Potter; two daughters, Susie Fleming and husband Ricky of Neon, and Sherry Stamper and husband Bobby of Jenkins; a son, Casey Potter and wife Alfreda of Raleigh, N.C.; 15 grandchildren, and 22 greatgrandchildren. Funeral services were held October 16 at Carty Funeral Home in Neon. Burial was in Haven of Rest Cemetery at Mayking, Letcher Co KY.
Obituary: Clabe Edward Potter
12 Nov 1937 - 28 Dec 2016
Clabe Edward Potter, age 79, of Neon, Kentucky passed from this life on December 28, 2016 at the Appalachain Regional Hospital of Whitesburg, Kentucky. He was born on November 12, 1937 in Hemphill, Kentucky to the late Morgan Potter and Virgie Hunter Potter. He was a member of Victory Temple Church and was a well-known mechanic. Mr. Potter was preceded in death by his loving wife, Helen Niece Potter. They had been married for almost fifty-five years at the time of her passing. Mr. Potter was also preceded in death by one daughter, LaDonna Bentley; one son, Clabe Edward “Bug” Potter, Jr.; two brothers, Norwood Potter and an infant brother, who was still-born. He was also preceded in death by one sister.
Mr. Potter is survived by two daughters, Susie Fleming of Neon, Kentucky and Sherry (Bobby) Stamper of Thornton, Kentucky; one son, Casey Ray (Alfreda) Potter of New Hill, North Carolina; six brothers, Charles Eugene Potter of Jefferson City, Tennessee, Lee (Debbie) Potter of Lebanon, Virginia, William McKinley (Janie) Potter of Birmingham, Alabama, James Morgan (Geraldine) Potter of Knobnoster, Missouri, Terry Wayne Potter of Kingsport, Tennessee, Jeff (Michelle) Potter of Hemphill, Kentucky; four sisters, Minnie Faye Pratt of Newport, Tennessee, Wilma Jean Epifano of Thornville, Ohio, Vickie Lynn (Ken) Watts of Blackey, Kentucky and Regina (Mike) Wright of Ermine, Kentucky; thirteen grandchildren; thirty-six great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends to mourn his passing.
Visitation for Mr. Potter will be held at the Carty Funeral Chapel in Neon, Kentucky on Friday-December 30, 2016 from 6 to 9 PM. Funeral service for Mr. Potter will be conducted from the Chapel on Saturday-December 31, 2016 at 1:00 PM with Pastor David Thomas, officiating. Burial will follow in the Haven Of Rest Cemetery at Mayking, Kentucky.