Barbara Poteet Obituary, Death Cause – It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Barbara Jewell Poteet, aged 81, of Glasgow. She peacefully departed from this world on Saturday, September 2, 2023, at her residence. Barbara, a native of Barren County, was the beloved daughter of the late Island and Bessie Hagan Franklin. She was a devoted homemaker and a cherished member of the Grider Memorial Baptist Church.
Barbara leaves behind a legacy of love and devotion in her surviving family members. She is survived by her three loving children: Johnny Poteet, Karen Thompson (Emmett Barnett), and Christie Creek (Michael Jewell). Her memory will also be treasured by her 15 grandchildren: Mark Wilson, Timothy Wilson, Heather Wilson, Brandon Wilson, Danielle Hardin, Stephanie Scbrosky, Ashley Poteet, Amber Poteet, Ellis Poteet, J.C. Poteet, Chasity Wallace, Joshua Thompson, Trever Thompson, Stephen Mosby, and Leandrea French. She is also survived by one great-grandchild, Tyler Wilson, and her dear sister, Katherine Morgan. Additionally, Barbara leaves behind several nieces and nephews who will hold her memory close to their hearts.
In addition to her parents, Barbara was preceded in death by her beloved husband, John Clinton Poteet, Jr., and two of her children: Rita Wilson and Mike Poteet. She also mourned the loss of two grandchildren, Michael David Poteet and Trenton Wilson. Barbara was predeceased by four sisters: Virginia England, Evelyn Barton, Lora Monroe, and Teresa Franklin, as well as four brothers: Thomas Franklin, Garnett Franklin, Richard Franklin, and Murrell Franklin.