Oscar Colman Poteet

July 14, 1919 ~ February 26, 2018 (age 98)


Mr. Oscar Colman Poteet, age 98, of the Laws Hill community, died Tuesday, February 27, 2018 in Lewisburg. Born in Claiborne Co., TN, Mr. Poteet was a son of the late John Logan Poteet and Martha Jane Blackburn Poteet. He was a World War II veteran having served in the U.S. Army and was a retired farmer. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Mable Lucille Stanfill Poteet; a son, Kenneth Milburn; 4 sisters and 1 brother.

Survived by 2 daughters, Jewell Wiles of Lewisburg and Linda Hand of Pegram, TN; a son Dewey Poteet of the Laws Hill community; 4 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.

Visitation and Funeral Services will be Thursday, Mar. 1, 2018 at Lawrence Funeral Home. The Visitation will be from 11AM – 1:00PM followed by the funeral service at 1PM from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Hopper Cemetery near Chapel Hill.

LAWRENCE FUNERAL HOME and CREMATION SERVICES, Chapel Hill, TN, 931-364-2233  ( in charge of  arrangements.

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