After many years of pain and suffering, Lucille C. Poteet, 83, of Morganton, went Home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, June 19, 2011 at her residence. Born in Avery County, NC on April 17, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Bert Daniel Braswell and Mae Belle Church Braswell. Lucille loved to trout fish. She also loved to witness about Jesus and was a member of the Morganton Church of God.She is survived by her husband, Oliver Poteet of the home; daughters, Patricia Helms and husband, Wayne, of Morganton, Barbara Leadingham and husband, Velton, of Hickory, Linda Dale of Newland, NC, and Kathy Turbyfill and husband, David, of Supply, NC; twelve grandchildren; thirty-four great-grandchildren; a sister, Ruth Holden and husband, Paul of Newland; and a number of nephews and nieces.In addition to her parents, Lucille was preceded in death by her first husband, Dayton Preswood; a son, Roger Dale Preswood; two brothers; and six sisters.The funeral will be held at 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 22, 2011 in the Colonial Chapel of Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center with Reverends Jerry McClain and Eileen Myers officiating. Burial will follow in Burke Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. At other times the family will be at the residence on Whitley Road, Morganton. Memorial contributions may be made to Burke Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc., 1721 Enon Road, Valdese, NC 28690.
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