Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 22 at the Exeter District Cemetery for Alma Joyce Potter, 71, of Exeter. She passed away on Jan. 15.
She was born in Prague, Okla. on Nov. 16, 1932. She was raised in Oklahoma coming to the Farmersville area in the late 1930s. She married Herman Potter in Las Vegas in May 1957 and they moved to Lakewood, Calif. where they owned and operated Signal Oil Tool Company then Potters Machine Shop in the Long Beach and Bellflower area. She was a member of the Professional Women's Bowlers Association, as well as being active with the Central Valley UBC. She was a born again Christian having been active in the Bellflower Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Herman Potter of Exeter; son, Harley Potter of Arkansas; two daughters, Christi Day of Exeter and Sherry Cummings of Squaw Valley; brother, Steve Whisenhunt of Arkansas; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
On-line condolences may be made to www.smithfamilychapel.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Smith Family Chapel, Exeter.