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Barbara Potter

February 6, 1953 — November 27, 2017

Barbara Potter, 64, of Greenville, passed away Monday, November 27, 2017 at Wayne Health Care in Greenville.

She was born on February 6, 1953 in Greenville, to the late Harry and Florence Elliott.

Barbara was a kind person and an admirer of nature. She loved all animals and enjoyed spending time in the mountains of Gatlinburg, Tennessee. She was involved in 4-H for many years. Barbara was a member of the Greenville Moose and was active with the Women of the Moose. She and Russ enjoyed attending Founders Day at Mooseheart and supporting all the children in need. Barbara's main focus was her family. She would do anything for her children and grandchildren; they were her world.

Barbara is survived by her husband of 42 years, Russell Potter, Jr., whom she married June 7, 1975; seven children and their spouses, Russell and Tina Potter, III, of Greenville, Chad and Tiffany Potter of Greenville, Jessie and Larry Smith of Greenville, Ben and Margarita Potter of Union City, Ohio, Allen and Allyssa Potter of Magnolia, Delaware, Matt Potter of Greenville, and Tyler Potter of Greenville; one step-daughter and her spouse, Marci and Bob Sease of Upper Sandusky, Ohio; 11 grandchildren, Lorrie, Austyn, Bethany, Andrew, Toby, Haylee, Taylor, Caleb, Kristina, Leonardo, and Luciella; one step-grandchild, Ashely; and one great grandchild, Mattix; her sister, Betty Mikesell of New Madison; her brothers, Darryl and LaJeanne Burk of Greenville, and Leon Burk of Florida; and countless nieces, nephews and friends.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

The family has entrusted Oliver Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville with the arrangements.

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