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Lucille Potter

October 15, 1932 — February 12, 2024

Greenville, SC

Lucille Smith Potter, aged 91, of Greenville, South Carolina, formerly of Newark, Delaware, and Westchester County, New York, passed away on Monday, February 12, 2024. Born in Benton, Alabama, on October 15, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Jimmie Smith, Sr., and Dealice Stoudimire Smith.

Lucille is remembered for her boundless generosity, hospitality, and deep love for her extended family and friends. She dedicated many years of service to the Barry Avenue A.M.E. Zion Church in Mamaroneck, NY, on the usher board and various charitable committees. An active member of The Order of the Eastern Star, Lucille's commitment to her community and faith left a lasting impact.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Percy Potter; children, Regina and Nathaniel Potter, whom she raised with love and care; and siblings, Mary Alice LeGrier, Jimmie Smith, Jr., Mildred Brown, Arzel Smith, Etta White, Willie Frank Smith, Mary Elizabeth Davis, Eddie Louis Smith, Bubba Smith. Also remembered is Willie James Smith.

Lucille leaves behind a cherished legacy with her son, Ken Potter (Terri) of Simpsonville, SC; son, Andre (Charlene) of Charlotte, NC; sister, Ruth Williams of Montgomery, AL; former daughter-in-law, Michelle Potter of Newark, DE; beloved niece, Sandy Petty of New Rochelle, NY; grandchildren, Michelle Upperman (Eric), LaToya Wright, LeFunzo Wright, Krystina Tindal (Maya), Domonique Tindal, Aaron Potter, and Troy Potter; 11 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, and many dear friends, including Bernice "Bunny" Jones.

Funeral Services are private.
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