MORGANTON- Nancy Poteat, 70, of Morganton, died following a period of declining health on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at the home of her daughter.
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Born Mar. 3, 1942, in Avery County, she was a daughter of the late Harold James Stout and Monie Cole Stout. Nancy was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, and aunt. She enjoyed painting and gardening and spending time with family and friends. She was a faithful member of Missionary Ridge Baptist Church where her Sunday school class was one of her joys. Nancy was known to everyone as "Meme".
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a grandson, Casey Troy Patton.
Surviving to cherish her memory are her husband, Dennis Poteat of the home; her son, Kevin Sherrill Buchanan of Morganton; her daughter, Brenda Bradley and husband Robbie of Union Mills; her sister, Carolyn Stout Chapman of Shelby; grandchildren, Megan Rhom and husband Clay, Matthew Sherrill Buchanan, and Trevor Christian Buchanan, all of Morganton; great grandchildren, Hannah Bowden, Camren, Caiden, and Amelia Rhom; and nephews, James Christopher Young of Shelby, and William Randolph Young of Orlando, Fla.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the church. At other times, the family will be at Nancy's home, 6054 Nowlings Chapel Road, Morganton.
Funeral Service: 3 p.m. Monday at Missionary Ridge Baptist Church
Officiated By: The Rev. Donald Lovelace
Burial: Church cemetery, following the service
Funeral Home: Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center is serving the family
Memorials: May be made to Burke Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc., 1721 Enon Rd., Valdese, N.C. 28690 or to Missionary Ridge Baptist Church Building Fund, 5612 John Watts Rd., Morganton, N.C. 28655
Online Condolences: www.sossomanfuneralservice.com
Sossoman Funeral Home
1011 South Sterling Street Morganton, NC 28655
Published in Shelby Star on Nov. 10, 2012