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JOSEPH HOUSTON (JOE) POTTER, age 87, of Lyerly, Georgia passed away Monday, September 10, 2018, at his residence.  Mr. Potter was born in Chattanooga,  Tennessee on September 30, 1930, a son of the late William Joseph and Elsie Ragland Potter.  He was retired from the Georgia Department of Transportation and the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Department and a Veteran of the U. S. Army serving in the Korean Conflict.  Mr. Potter was preceded in death by Parents and a brother, the late Bill Potter.
            Surviving are His wife, Minnie Louise (Kathryn) Potter; daughter, Debbie Carnes; sister, Margaret Jean Wyrick; brothers, Jim Ragland and Nick Stoner; grandchildren, Kimberly and Eric Brown, Joey and Amanda Carnes, and Bob Carnes; Five Great Grandchildren; Nieces and Nephews.
            Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Earle Rainwater Funeral Home.