Farris Wayne Potts

September 1, 1939 ~ May 11, 2019 (age 79)

Mr. Wayne Potts age 79 of Mayfield passed away at 1:20 AM Saturday May 11, 2019 at Baptist Health Paducah. He was a member of the Northside Baptist Church where he served as Deacon, retired from US Air Force, former Police Officer at Mayfield PD, retired from Mayfield Postal Service, former Mayor of Mayfield and formerly served on Mayfield City Council. He is survived by his wife- Barbara Smith Potts, 2 daughters- Cathy (Joe) Richard of Mayfield and Laura (Shawn) Marrs of Mayfield, 2 sons- Anthony W. (Jennifer) Potts of Ft. Belvoir, VA and Travis Potts of Mayfield, 5 sisters- Maxine Holshouser, Alice Gossum, Kaye Suiter and Lou Dean Austin all of Mayfield and Rebecca Moore of Senatobia, MS. 5 brothers- Willie Joe Potts of Oklahoma City, OK. James Potts and Billie Potts both of Mayfield, Ray Potts of Fancy Farm and Kenny Potts of Paducah, 11 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents- Willie D. and Mary Frances Hopkins Potts. Funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM Tuesday May 14, 2019 at the Northside Baptist Church with Rev’s Al Chandler, Monte Hodges and David Gossum officiating, burial will follow in the Mayfield Memory Gardens, friends may call after 5:00 PM Monday at the Brown Funeral Home in Mayfield and after 10:00 AM Tuesday at the Northside Baptist Church. Pallbearers will be Anthony Potts, Travis Potts, Taylor Potts, Haden Marrs, Isaac Marrs and Denis Marrs. Military graveside rites will be conducted by American Legion Post #26.

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