Jane Elizabeth (Black) Potts, age 88, of 1104 West Williams Circle, Elizabeth City, NC, died peacefully on Friday, July 19, 2013 at her home. Jane was the daughter of the late Lee S. and Gladys G. Black, and the wife of the late James Edwin Potts.
Jane married her husband of 60 years on February 8, 1948 in Miami, FL. She was a life-long member of the Riverside United Methodist Church. To her lifelong friends, Jane was a caring and loving person.
Jane is survived by her three sons, James Lee Potts and his wife Reinhild of Soegel, Germany; Col. David Lionel Potts and his wife Sue Ann of Dornsife, PA; and Jeffrey B. Potts of Elizabeth City, NC; a sister, Patricia A. Black of Franklin, PA; six grandchildren, Michael A. Collini, Jeffrey Travis Elwood Potts, Megan Elizabeth Potts, Mallory Lynn Potts, Ryan Alexander Potts, and Taylor Danielle Potts. In addition to her parents and husband, Jane was pre-deceased by a brother, Lee S. Black, Jr.
A graveside service will be held on Monday, July 22, 2013 at 10:00 AM in the New Hollywood Cemetery with the Reverend Julia Webb-Bowden officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Riverside United Methodist Church on 1400 Edgewood Drive (PO Box 1693) in Elizabeth City, NC 27906 in honor of Jane.
Twiford’s Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC, is in charge of arrangements. You may sign the online register at www.twifordfh.com.
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