Rual Rice Poteet
POTEET-- RUAL R., age 73, died early Sunday morning (Oct.
21, 1956) in a local hospital. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Sarah Jane
Poteet, Lupton City; five daughters, Miss Rosa Poteet, Miss Ethel Poteet and
Mrs. D.W. (Gena) Leatherwood, all of Lupton City, Mrs. E.B. (Bessie) Mantooth,
Benton, TN; and Mrs. L.C. (Lacie) Leatherwood, Hixson, TN; three sons, Woodrow
Poteet, Lupton City; Walter Poteet, Lupton City; and Ebb Poteet, Soddy, TN; and
18 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Mr. Poteet was a member of
the Wetmore Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held at 3 o'clock
this afternoon from the Lupton City Baptist Church with the Revs. H.L. Lewis,
Gus Reed, and Luther Brown officiating. Active pallbearers will be Floyd
Ballew, Gene Pittman, James Shirley, Scarbough Moore, Russell Broyles, and Eulas
Laney. Honorary pallbearers will be Tom Wilkey, Boofer Wilkey, Clifford
Horne, Ralph Sander, Wayne Sneed, Johnnie Cobble, Grover Ballard, Oliver
Scroggins and Curtis Neal. Interment will be in Hamilton Memorial
Gardens. The body will be taken to the church to lie in state for one hour
before time of service. The body is at the funeral home.
Arrangements by Cosmopolitan Funeral Home.
The Chattanooga Times, October 22, 1956
Submitted by Mark Bennett