|Birth: ||Feb. 28, 1956|
|Death: ||Nov. 20, 2012|
Mrs. Evelyn Potts Black, age 56, wife of James (Jr.) Black, and a resident of Mobley Ridge in Duck River, Tennessee, went home to be with her Jesus on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.
A Funeral Service for Mrs. Black will be held on Friday, November 23, 2012 at 2 PM at the Elmore Church of the Nazarene with Keith Baker, Pastor Ronnie Johnson and Pastor Tom Cox officiating. Interment will follow in the Potts Cemetery in Primm Springs.
A native of Maury County, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late L.B. Potts and the late Ruth Potts. She attended the Santa Fe High School and was a loving housewife and a devoted mother. She was a faithful Christian servant and loved serving in the capacity of secretary at the Elmore Church of the Nazarene of which she was a lifelong member. In addition, she also served on the church board. In the Nazarene Organization, she was awarded the Distinguished Service Award which is the highest honor. She was a supporter of the Water Valley Community Center and Evelyn had many interests in her life including camping and her love and appreciation for flowers. She had a passion for gospel music and was the lead singer with her family gospel singing group called "The Potts Sisters". Her admiration and love for animals was remembered by all of her family. Also, she took great pride and joy in her 1955 Chevy. Her loving and caring spirit will truly be missed by all. She lived her life in a way that others could definitely pattern theirs after her Christian walk.
In addition to her loving husband, she left behind to cherish her memory two daughters: Tansy (Starr Bryant) Black of Duck River, TN and Misty (Paul) Young of Thompson Station, TN; four brothers: Wallace Potts of Primm Springs, TN, Roy (Melba Jean) Potts of Santa Fe, TN, Mack (Shirley) Potts of Theta, TN, and Emerson (Paulette) Potts of Water Valley, TN; four sisters: Helen (Boyd) Malugin of Santa Fe, TN, Daisy (Fred) McCord of Santa Fe, TN, Patsy (Austin) Moss of Primm Springs, TN, and Jewell (Kenneth) Webb of Santa Fe, TN; one granddaughter, Erica Dawn Holmes and several nieces and nephews.
L.B. Potts (1911 - 1995)
Ruth Gossett Potts (1918 - 2004)
Ollice Potts (1935 - 1935)**
Evelyn Jean Potts Black (1956 - 2012)
Created by: Cheryl Wilson
Record added: Nov 23, 2012
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