THOMASTON - Mrs. Patricia F. Poteat, 77, of Thomaston, died Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at her home.
Funeral services for Mrs. Poteat will be held Friday, September 6, 2013 at 2 p.m. at the Valley Grove Baptist Church. Rev. Drew Stephens, Rev. Joe Allen and Rev. Wayne Collins will officiate and burial will follow in the Valley Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Poteat was a life-long resident of Upson County and was a graduate of R. E. Lee Institute. She was employed for 38 years at the Martha Mills Division of the B. F. Goodrich Company and served as a key punch operator until her retirement.
Mrs. Poteat was a member of the Valley Grove Baptist Church and served as the song director for 12 years. She was also a member of the Ladies’ Trio and the WMU.
Mrs. Poteat is survived by her husband, Donald Ray Poteat; two sons, Kenny (Darnell) Poteat of Thomaston and Downey (Alicia) Poteat of Locust Grove; three brothers, Robert (Andrea) Fallin of Thomaston, Stanley (Derenda) Fallin of Fayetteville and David Fallin of Cordele; seven grandchildren, Dusty Poteat and Heath (Jane Asher) English, both of Thomaston, Sara Poteat of Chattanooga, Tenn., and Paul Poteat, Desiree Rogers, Daisy Rogers and Sage Rogers, all of Locust Grove; and six great grandchildren, Mackenzie English, Campbell English, Addison English, Brooks English, Brantley Poteat and Madison Poteat, all of Thomaston.
The family of Mrs. Poteat will receive friends at Pasley-Fletcher Funeral Home on Thursday from 6 until 8 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Music Department of Valley Grove Baptist Church, P. O. Box 624, Thomaston, GA 30286.
Condolences and remembrances may be expressed at www.pasleyfletcher.com. Pasley-Fletcher Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.