Nellie L. Potts

July 13, 1928 - March 21, 2019
Nellie L. Potts

Nellie Lorene Potts of Miami, OK passed from this life Thursday, March 21, 2019 at Eastwood Manor in Commerce, OK. She was 90.

Nellie was born July 13, 1928 in Wimer, OK to James Harris and Susan S. (Hagerman) Foster. She had lived in Miami for 42 years moving from Welch, OK. She was a seamstress for many years working at Glen Berry Manufacturing in Commerce, OK. In later years she ran a home daycare for many families. She was a member of First Assembly of God Church in Miami, OK for over 45 years and had worked as a nursery attendant for over 31 years, caring for newborn to toddlers for the church family.

Nellie is survived by 3 daughters Maudie Tomlinson and husband Tom of Braggs, OK, Barbara Draper of Miami, OK and Ketta Hallmark and husband Ron of Mill Creek, OK, her son Bill Potts of Phoenix, AZ, her sisters and brother Lois Burns of Tulsa, OK, Opal Frazier of Miami, OK, Betty McDonald of San Luis Obispo, CA and Lloyd Foster of Chouteau, OK, 7 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Monday, March 25, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. at First Assembly of God Church in Miami, OK. Rev. Raymond Frizzelle will officiate. Interment will be in G.A.R. Cemetery in Miami, OK. Mark Robinson, Jared Hallmark, Anthony Tomlinson, Derek Marshall, Jaydn Marshall, Chris Sharp, Johnny Drake, Tyler Perry and Ryan Perry will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Paul Thomas Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Miami, OK. Services have been placed in the care of the Paul Thomas Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Miami, OK. Online condolences may be made at
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