Mary V. Potter (88) of Austin, Texas


Published on September 27 2013 9:35 am

Mary V. Potter, 88, of Austin, TX. entered enteral rest at 5:03 p.m. Saturday, August 31, 2013 at Heartland Health Care Center in Austin, TX.

Graveside services will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday September 30, 2013 at Edgewood Cemetery. Pagel Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Mary was born October 9, 1924 in Decatur, IL. to Abraham and Lillian (Logan) Smith. She married James Potter on March 1, 1948 at Crystal Lake, Illinois.  She was an Executive Housekeeper, who ran the house keeping department for different hotels and hospitals around the country. Her favorite hobby was playing bridge with her friends.

In her passing, she leaves behind her son; Joe (wife Linda) Potter in Austin, TX., one sister; Lalla (husband John) Goodwillie of Corpus Christi, TX., and two grandchildren; Elizabeth Potter of Thibodaux, LA., and Wendy Potter of Austin, TX., four nieces and nephews; Amy Lipkin, Paula Tate, Pete Goodwillie and Charles Goodwillie.

She was preceded in death by her parents, former husband; James, one brother; Rick Smith, and one sister; Lillian Frances Smith, who died in infancy.