Oscar Colman Poteet

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Mr. Oscar Colman Poteet, 98, of the Laws Hill community, died Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, in Lewisburg. Born in Claiborne Co., TN, Mr. Poteet was a son of the late John Logan Poteet and Martha Jane Blackburn Poteet. He was a World War II veteran having served in the U.S. Army and was a retired farmer. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Mable Lucille Stanfill Poteet; a son, Kenneth Milburn; 4 sisters and 1 brother.

Survived by two daughters, Jewell Wiles of Lewisburg and Linda Hand of Pegram, TN; a son Dewey Poteet of the Laws Hill community; 4 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

Visitation and funeral services will be Thursday, Mar. 1, 2018, at Lawrence Funeral Home. The visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. followed by the funeral service at 1 p.m. from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Hopper Cemetery near Chapel Hill.

Lawrence Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapel Hill, TN, 931-364-2233 (lawrencefuneral.net) in charge of arrangements.