Rachel M. Potter

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Rachel M. Potter, 75, of 1113 Constitution Ave., went home to be with her Lord peacefully Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at 5:08 p.m. at her residence surrounded by her family.
She was born July 7, 1937, in Hazard, Ky., the daughter of the late Rufus and Sarah (Pelfrey) Hughes. On July 3, 1951, she married Donald R. Rose who preceded her in death in 1983. On Sept. 27, 1987, she married Roby Potter who passed away Sept. 6, 2009.
She is survived by one son, Donald Rose Jr., of Sidney; three daughters, Mrs. Eugene (Kathryn) Green, of Twinbranch, W.Va., Mrs. Gary (Pamela) Bynum, of Sidney and Tammie Cantrell, of Bellfontaine; six grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs.Bill (Barbara) Osborne, of Sidney, and Louise Frasher, of Twinbranch, W.Va.; and special friends Loretta Nichols and Gin Noe.
She was preceded in death by one brother and two sisters, one grandson and two great-granddaughters.
Mrs.Potter retired from the Stolle Corp. in 1995. Rachel enjoyed different types of crafts and watching special TV programs. She made it a special point to read her Bible daily. Rachel was a member of Solid Rock Pentacostal Church of God in Sidney.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at 11 a.m. from the Solid Rock Pentacostal Church of God with the Rev. Anthony Krummrey officiating. Burial will follow at Shelby Memory Gardens, Sidney.
The family will receive friends on Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Cromes Funeral Home, 302 S.Main Ave.
Memorials may be made to the Solid Rock Pentacostal Church of God in Rachel Potter's memory. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Condolences may be expressed to the Potter family at the funeral home's website,

Published in Sidney Daily News on Jan. 24, 2013