Tommy Potter

Obituary of Tommy Potter

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Spencer, TN-Mr. Thomas Lynn “Tommy” Potter, age 73, passed away Friday March 18, 2022 at his home.  Tommy was born on July 21, 1948 to the late Auby Franklin and Evelyn Heard Potter.  He was a lifetime resident of Van Buren County, a graduate of Van Buren County High School Class of 1966 and retired from Powermatic in McMinnville.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife; Wilma Banker Potter, brothers; Alvie, Steve and Auby Potter, sisters; June Potter, Stella Potter, Lois (Gordon) Grissom, Ruth (Joe) Rogers and Shirley Baker.

Tommy is survived by his loving family, son; Lynn (Tammy) Potter, grandchildren; Tyler Potter and Lyndsey (Dalton) Bryant, great grandchild; Sebastian Bryant, sisters; Reba Simmons, Charlotte Potter, Lisa Potter and Liz Armstrong. An extended family also survives.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday March 22, 2022 at 2:00pm in the Layne Chapel with Bro. R. C. Christian officiating. Burial will follow in the Spencer Town Cemetery.  Visitation times are; Sunday 3:00pm to 8:00pm, Monday 1:00pm to 8:00pm and Tuesday 10:00am till time of service at 2:00pm.

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Layne Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Spencer in charge of arrangements. (931) 946-4444