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Velda Jo (Poteete) Morgan

April 6, 1946 ~ September 11, 2017 (age 71)

Velda Jo Morgan, 71, of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas, passed away Monday, September 11, 2017 at her home in Horseshoe Bend.

She was born in Richmond, California on April 6, 1946, daughter of the late Gracie Lee (Beaver) and Jesse “Pete" Dement Poteete. Velda spent her life as a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and homemaker. She was united in marriage to James C Morgan and to this union three children were born. Velda was a member of Sidney Baptist Church in Sidney, Arkansas. 

Velda is survived by her husband, James C Morgan of the home; daughter, Terri Burkhart and husband Steven of Poughkeepsie, Arkansas; son, Robert Seth Morgan and wife Sheila of Atlanta, Georgia; grandson Tyler Joe Blanchard of the home, who helped with the care of his grandmother as she fought her illness; six grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Tammy Jo Waide; parents, Pete and Gracie Poteete and brothers, J.D. Poteete, Ronnie Poteete, Carroll Poteete and Bill Poteete. 

Memorial service will be held, Saturday, September 16, 2017 beginning at 2:00 PM at Sidney Baptist Church with Bro. Jim Weston officiating. 

Arrangements entrusted to Doty Family Funeral & Memorial Service of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas. 


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