Juanita Potts

Juanita Eloene Pat Potts COLLEYVILLE- Juanita Eloene Pat Potts passed away peacefully Tuesday, January 1, 2013. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Oakwood Cemetery, 2124 S. Fifth St., Waco. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Association for Independent Living (AFIL), 2826 Storey Lane, Dallas, Texas 75220. Pat was born in Brady on July 24, 1931, to Sleeda Eloene Briley and William Buryman Wright. She graduated from Gatesville High School and North Texas State University in Denton and received her master's degree from SMU. She taught school as an elementary teacher and a language therapist for 41 years. Survivors include daughters, Julie Potts Evatt and her husband, Tracy, and Amy Potts Branson and her husband, David, all of Colleyville; grandchildren, Matthew Evatt and Daniel Evatt and David Branson and Emily Branson; and cousin, Susan Perkins and husband, Bill, of Columbus, Ga.

Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Jan. 4, 2013