Warsaw - Susan Eleanor Darden Potter, 79, went to be with Jesus on Tuesday, August 15, 2023, peacefully at home. She was born February 18, 1944 and was originally from Mt. Olive. She was a beautiful, humble, loving, kind, compassionate, humorous, Christian lady who loved God, her family, and her church family with her whole heart and soul. She was a long time member of Root Branch Church in Mt. Olive.
She is survived by daughters Toledo Kemmer (Bill) of Clinton, Susan Bennett of Warsaw; son Wayne Ezzell (Pam) of Warsaw; step-children Johnny Potter (Linda) of Vanceboro, and Ann Potter of Vanceboro; grandchildren Bruce Jackson of Clinton, Bryan Jackson of Clinton, Bella Wiggins of Warsaw, Emily Ezzell of Warsaw; great-grandchildren, Zachary Harman of Burgaw who is a US Marine stationed in California, Brianna Jackson of Clinton, Savannah Jackson of Clinton, Morgan Jackson of Clinton, Kyndall Jackson of Clinton; sister Maybelle Ezzell (Dennis) of Warsaw; brothers Dan Darden (Rose) of Mt. Olive, Phil Darden of Little Washington; and a host of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 29 years, John Potter of Mt. Olive; her precious mother who she adored Myrtie Darden of Mt. Olive; father MacEnnis Darden of Mt. Olive; brothers Frank Darden of Mt. Olive, Lewis Darden of Faison; sister Jessie Peaden of Elm City, who we know she is rejoicing with!
There will be a visitation on Thursday, August 17 at Community Funeral Home in Warsaw from 6pm-8pm, and a graveside service on Friday, August 18 at 10am at Maplewood Cemetery in Mt. Olive with Pastor Mickey Whitfield officiating.