Faye Potter, 78, of Vidalia, died Sunday, June 9, 2013 in the Community Hospice House after a brief illness. She was a native of Jonesboro, Arkansas, and as a child, grew up in Ft. Myers, Florida. She lived in Baxley and Vidalia most of her life. She managed several convenient stores and retired from Magic Market. She was Baptist by faith and was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Potter, Sr.; son Arthur Potter, Jr.; parents, Burley and Edna Spillman; granddaughter, Kimberly Potter; and two brothers, Pat Spillman and Bob Spillman.
Mrs. Potter is survived by one son, Lloyd S. Potter and wife, Robin, of Eastman; one daughter, Anna Claxton of Vidalia; eleven grandchildren, J.D., Joe and Maranda, Christy and Steven, Jonathan and Leisa, Billy and Denise, Megan and Ian, Amber and Trey, Christopher, Shane, Amanda and Zack; twelve great-grandchildren, nephew, Chris Spillman and Jackie of Mt. Vernon, and several other nieces and nephews.
The funeral service was held Wednesday, June 12, at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home with Pastor Charles Carter officiating. Burial followed in Riverside Baptist Church Cemetery in Appling County.
Pallbearers were Joe Potter, Jonathan Potter, Billy Johns, Chris Spillman, Ricky Simmons, and Tony Banks.
Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home of Vidalia was in charge of arrangements.