OBITUARY

 

HELEN O. (Jones) POTTER

Morrison: - Helen Potter, 72, of 202 Cedar St., Morrison, died Monday evening at Morrison Community Hospital.

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at the Renkes-Reynolds Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Tampico Cemetery. Visitation is from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. A memorial has been established in her memory to the Morrison United Methodist Church.

Helen O. Jones was born Sept. 14, 1908 in Bureau County, the daughter of Benjamin F. and Lucy Ellen Grimes Jones. She was united in marriage to F. B. Potter on Nov. 26, 1960 in Morrison. He preceded her in death on Aug. 22, 1964. She lived in Whiteside County her entire life except for 10 years when she lived in Bailey, Michigan. She also lived in Yorktown until 1960 when she moved to Morrison. Mrs. Potter was employed by the State of Illinois as a social worker for 18 years until she retired. She was a member of the Morrison United Methodist Church, the Miriam Circle of the church, and an active member of the I W A.

Mrs. Potter is survived by one brother, Harry O. Jones of Mount Morris. She was preceded in death by her husband and four sisters.

(The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois, October 21, 1980 - Tuesday, pg 4, submitted by Melva L. Taylor) 

 

 


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