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Norwood Potter succumbs at 80



Norwood Potter, 80, of Jackhorn, died August 23 at the Greg and Noreen Wells Hospice Center in Hazard.

Born in Jackhorn to the late Morgan and Virginia Hunter Potter, he was the widower of Ruby Potter. He was the father of the late Donnie Lee Potter, and a brother of the late Jackie Potter.

He was also preceded in death by his stepmother, Helen Potter, a stepson, Clarence Price, and an infant brother.

He was a retired coal miner of more than 30 years, and was a member of the Sons of the American Legion, Neon Post 104.

Surviving are six children, Johnny Potter and wife Teresa of Jackhorn, Michelle Hall and husband Matt of Tennessee, Deloris Najera of Florida, Colleena Steel and husband Jesse, and Sam Price, all of Ohio, and Judith Darlene Mullins of Kentucky; four sisters, Minnie Pratt, of Morristown, Tenn., Wilma Epifano, of Thornville, Oh., Vickie Watts and husband Ken of Blackey, and Gina Wright and husband Mike of Craft’s Colly; seven brothers, Clabe Potter, of Neon, Charles Potter, of Jefferson, Tenn., Lee Potter and wife Debbie of Lebanon, Va., James Potter and wife Gerldine of Knob Noster, Mo., McKinley Potter and wife Janie of Kimbolton, Oh., Terry Potter and wife Joanne of Tennessee, and Jeff Potter and wife Michelle of Jackhorn; 13 grandchildren, and 14 greatgrandchildren.

Funeral services were held August 25 in Jenkins. Burial was in the Potter Cemetery at Potter Town.

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