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Rachel Potter

Rachel Elizabeth Sharp Potter, age 94, of Marlinton, died Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at the home of her daughter, Hilda Elkins.

Born February 14, 1921, at Buckeye, she was a daughter of the late Loche and Minnie Sharp.

Rachel was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church – Huntersville.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Potter; daughters, Virginia Schoolcraft and Leona Schoolcraft; sons, Jerry Kirk and Paul Schoolcraft; and a sister, Jean Friel.

She is survived by her daughter, Hilda Elkins, of Marlinton; a son, Kenneth Schoolcraft, of Marlinton; sisters, Oleta Scruggs, of Roanoke, Virginia, Grace Miller, of Marlinton, and Betty Lou Wamsey, of Columbus, Ohio; brothers, Clarence Shearer, of Marlinton, and Junior Shearer, of Slaty Fork; 14 grand- children; 16 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was July 4 at First Baptist Church – Huntersville with Pastor Phillip Thompson and Pastor David McCall officiating. Interment was in Mountain View Cemetery.

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