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JoAnn Potts, age 65, of Water Valley, MS died Monday, September 7, 2020 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. She was born July 20, 1955 in Lambert, MS to the late Jessie and Christine (Holloway) Adams. After marrying the love of her life Loyd, they settled into the routine of making a home for their family. Until becoming disabled, JoAnn worked in the garment industry, which included the local Big Yank plant here in Water Valley. She loved the simple things in life like dancing, going to the VFW, and was known to be an avid shopper. JoAnn was a member of O’Tuckalofa Baptist Church.
Visitation is planned for Friday September 11, 2020 in the Gardiner Room at Seven Oaks Funeral Home from 12:00 Noon until 2:00 PM. Services will follow at 2:00 PM in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks with Bro. Tommy Mitchell officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Liberty Church Cemetery with Van Potts, Bryan Shelton, Cody Perkins, Tom Karsten, Aaron Montgomery, Ronnie Melton, and Dale Potts serving as pallbearers.
JoAnn is survived by one son, Dewayne Potts; one brother, David Adams; and one sister, Mae Watts, all of Water Valley, MS.
As well as her parents, JoAnn was preceded in death by her husband of 32 years, Loyd Potts; and one brother, Jessie Adams, Jr.
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