January 8, 2007
Mrs. Mary Judith Sutton Poteete, age 63, of the Bedford Community of Bedford County, died Monday evening, January 8, 2007 in Shelbyville, Tennessee. Mrs. Poteete was a native of Bedford County and was a homemaker. She was a member of Zion Hill United Methodist Church in Bedford County. Mrs. Poteete was preceded in death by her husband, Herman Poteete and by her father, James Alfred Sutton.
Mrs. Poteete is survived by a daughter, Janet Poteete Sutton; mother, Louise Rogers Sutton; sister, Julia Ann Sutton, all of the Bedford Community, and by three grandchildren.
Visitation was at 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 10, 2007 at Lawrence Funeral Home. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, January 11, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Rev. Dan Reed officiating. Burial was in Willow Mount Cemetery in Shelbyville, Tennessee.
Adam Miller, Arthur Sutton, Jr., Lanco Doss, Richard Vester, Ronnie Nowlin, Ricky Lynch and John Miller will serve as pallbearers.
Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremations Services, Chapel Hill, Tennessee was in charge of arrangements.
Marshall County Tribune, Friday, January 12, 2007