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Lula Potter

Sunday, November 21, 2004

ST. LOUIS - Lula O. Potter, 93, died Nov. 18, 2004, at the Bentley's Extended Care Center in St. Louis.

Born Aug. 10, 1911, in Stoddard County, daughter of the late William Washington and Hattie Elizabeth McPheeters Hodge, she lived most of her life in Puxico where she was a member of the First Christian Church.

On Nov. 29, 1927, in Bloomfield, she married Carlos Delbert Potter who preceded her in death on Jan. 19, 1988.

Survivors include: one son, Henry Delbert Potter of Overland; one daughter, Wanda Ruth Sommers of Roxana, Ill.; and nine grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and 30 great-great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Frances Lea Crenshaw on Oct. 8, 1990; and one grandchild, one great-grandchild and two great-great-grandchildren.

Services are scheduled for 1 p.m. today at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Puxico with the Rev. David Rusch of Poplar Bluff officiating.

Burial will follow in the Fairview Cemetery near Puxico.