Jerry Lee Potter

Monday, July 24, 2017
Jerry Lee Potter

Jerry Lee Potter, 72, of Blytheville, passed from this life Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born in Blytheville he was the son of the late Leon and Marjorie Nix Potter and a 1962 graduate of Blytheville High School. He was the retired owner/operator of the former Raceway Convenience Store on I-55 near the Steele, Mo., exit. He later was employed as a meat cutter for Hay's Supermarket in Blytheville. Jerry was a longtime member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Blytheville.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Fountain Potter, in 2010; one brother, Jimmy Potter; and one sister, Cynthia Doherty.

Survivors include his son, Steve Potter (Maria Helen) of Virginia Beach, Vir.; his daughter, Gini Potter Kirk of Toad Suck; one sister, Kim Potter of Blytheville; and five grandchildren.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, July 27, at the Leachville Cemetery under the direction of Howard Funeral and Cremation Service of Leachville.

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