Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. today, Thursday, July 13, 2017 in the chapel of McDonald Funeral Home with Drew Brewer officiating. Burial will follow in the Hickerson Cemetery in Perry County.
A homemaker, Mrs. Potts was born January 18, 1921 in Perry County to the late Jake Hickerson and Martha Pevahouse Hickerson.
Survivors include one son, Billy Potts (Peggy) of Hohenwald; daughter, Shirley Speakman of Columbia; brother, Fred Lee Hickerson (Edna)of Linden; three granddaughters, Coral Potts, Brande Smith and Katrina Everett; grandson, Tommy Iverson; nine great grandchildren and one great, great grandchild.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Potts was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Ford Potts; son, Roger Dale Potts; brother, Ralph Hickerson; sisters, Mae Breece, Alma Anderson, Ila Carroll and Nell Hickerson.