Funeral service for Mrs. Odell McCoy Poteete, age 78, of Fayetteville, TN, will be conducted Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 3:30 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Joe Wayne McGee officiating. Burial will follow in Carter Hills Cemetery. Mrs. Poteete passed away Wednesday, November 2, 2016 in Huntsville Hospital.
Mrs. Poteete was a native of Lincoln County, TN, the daughter of the late Eugene and Bessie May Hulsey McCoy. She was a homemaker and farmer and was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include daughters Rachel (Ronnie) Spears of Fayetteville, TN, Linda (Steve) Smith of Mooresburg, TN, sons Bobby Gene (Fayetta) Poteete of Fayetteville, TN, Joe M. (Robin) Poteete of Bean Station, TN, son-in-law Robert Posey, sisters Rachel Anderson of Gurley, AL, Modina Ashby, Gracie Long both of Fayetteville, TN, Faye (Larry) Bunn of Hazel Green, AL, brother J.D. (Shelby) McCoy of High Ridge, MO, 11 grandchildren, 44 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Joe Poteete, daughter Brenda Posey, grandsons David Allen Posey, Wade Allen Casey, brother Gene Robert McCoy and sister Peggy Harris.
Visitation with the family will be Friday, November 4, 2016 from 5 until 8 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home.