Wanda Faye Potter, 85, left this world to enter Heaven with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, who she loved so much, on Friday, Nov. 20, 2020.
She retired from AT&T Telephone Company as a telephone operator in Norfolk, Va., with 30 years of service. She left this world surrounded by her family who loved her very much and she will be missed. Wanda was the best sister and a loving aunt.
She was the daughter of the late Nora Perry Traylor and Elmer Eugene Traylor. She was preceded in death by her husband, William “Bill” Potter Jr.; sisters: Melba Laurice and Margie Traylor; and special nieces: Faye LaShane Smith and Barbara Maria Eaves.
She leaves behind to cherish her memory a sister who loved her very much; a special nephew, the Rev. Terry Lee Smith, who she loved like a son and wife, Jill; a very special and much-loved great-niece, MaKylee Madison Smith; niece, Ramona Marie Cochran, John Cochran, and son, Joseph Glenn Cochran; nephew, Robert Glenn Presswood, wife, Lucia, and daughter, Rachel Elizabeth Presswood; special cousins: Sara Lee McNew Huckabee and Barbara Jean Blevins.
A private family graveside service will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, at the Bethesda Cemetery in Morristown, withthe Rev. Terry Lee Smith conducting the service and MaKylee Smith singing her aunt's favorite song “Beulah Land.”
A special thanks to everyone at Hospice of Chattanooga and to her nurse, Shannon, who took such good care of her.
Arrangements were made by Ralph Buckner Funeral Home and Crematory.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Potter family guestbook at www.ralphbuckner.com.