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Malcolm Potter

Mr. Malcolm Potter, 81, of Ellisville, MS, passed away peacefully at his residence on Sunday, February 3, 2019 surrounded by his loving family.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM at the Pilgrim Primitive Baptist Church located on Augusta Road in Ellisville, MS. Graveside services will follow at 11:00 AM at Pilgrim Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. Elder Joe Evans will officiate. Ellisville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. (601) 477-3797

Mr. Potter was born in Goldsboro, NC, March 10, 1937.

He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Vera (Nell) Beech Potter and son, Donald Potter (Nancy); two grandsons, Arnold Potter (Jaynlee) and Joseph Potter (Kim Marie) and four great grandchildren. He is also survived by two sisters, Hilda Smith (Lloyd) of Wilmington, NC and Frances Potter of Columbia, SC; one brother, Gayle Potter (Linda) of Goldsboro, NC and stepsister, Lillie Best of Goldsboro, NC.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Nathan Potter and Seany Phillips Potter; his brother, Nathan Potter, Jr., and sisters, Nathalian Potter Galloway and Grey Potter Carr; stepsisters, Jean Faircloth Coker, Ramona Gurley Matthews and stepbrother, Thomas ..Buddy.. Gurley.

Mr. Potter was a 29-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He achieved the rank of Chief Master Sergeant. He spent two tours of duty in Vietnam, as well as various stateside and overseas stations. He received numerous awards for his dedication to the service of his country.

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Malcolm Potter
March 10, 1937 - February 3, 2019




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