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 Vernon Emory Potts

Vernon Emory Potts

Birth
Ontario, Canada
Death 30 Jan 1958 (aged 64)
Douglas, Converse County, Wyoming, USA
Burial Casper, Natrona County, Wyoming, USA
Plot Block 69, Lot 19, Grave 5E
Memorial ID 149683339 · View Source
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Ontario, Canada Births record show his name as Emory Laverne Potts.

Funeral Services Held Monday for Vernon E. Potts

Funeral services were held at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon in the Horstman-Gay chapel at Casper for Vernon E. Potts, 64, who died last Thursday night in the Converse County hospital at Douglas. Mr. Potts had been in failing health for the past several years. The services were conducted by Rev. Silas McGehee of the Douglas Church of God (Holiness). Burial was made in Casper Highland cemetery.

Pallbearers were George McConnaughey, Lyle Ford, Charles McQueary Jr., Leon Lovitt, M. V. Lehner and Frank Browning. The honorary pallbearers included C. R. Smith, Ray Marcks, George Beach, Charles Huffman, Fred Pohler and Ray Christensen.

Vernon Emory Potts was born August 6, 1893, at Kelvin, Ontario, Canada. He moved to Wyoming where he was employed by Continental Oil Company as a gauger at the Columbine Camp, Midwest, being transferred to the Glenrock district in 1940.

Mr. Potts was united in marriage to Mary Phillipsen in Casper on March 22, 1926.

He was a member of Glenrock Lodge No. 24, IOOF.

Survivors include Mrs. Potts; one daughter, Mrs. Thelma Anthony; a brother, Percy Potts, Fingol, Ontario, Canada; one sister, Margaret Fitness Burlington, Ontario, Canada; and four grandchildren. Three sons preceded him in death.

---Glenrock Independent, Glenrock, WY, Feb. 6, 1958

(Obituary provided by Betty Alberts, FAG Member #47293729)


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  • Created by: Cemetery Walker
  • Added: 23 Jul 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 149683339
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Vernon Emory Potts (6 Aug 1893–30 Jan 1958), Find A Grave Memorial no. 149683339, citing Highland Cemetery, Casper, Natrona County, Wyoming, USA ; Maintained by Cemetery Walker (contributor 47037844) .