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Willard Poteet
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Willard Poteet, age 99, of Dalton, passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at Calhoun Health Care. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sybil Felker Poteet; granddaughter, Java Poteet; parents, Jepithu and Eddy Poteet; 2 sisters, Pauline Dunn and Myrtle Patterson; brothers, Clifford, Clinton, Leonard, Junior, Walter and Claudie Poteet.Mr. Poteet was a long time member of Harmony Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and retired from North Georgia Electric Membership Corporation after 36 years of service. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the 4th division with a recon unit. He received a Bronze Star and served in Normandy, Belgium, France and in the battle of the Bulge.He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Reba and Terry Crump of Calhoun; son, Jesse Willard Poteet, Jr. of Dalton; sister, Lois McBrayer of Dalton; grandchildren, Jade and Graciela Poteet, Nikki and Mitch Ralston and Tonya and Shawn Prather; 7 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews also survive.The funeral service will be held Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at the Pleasant Grove Chapel of Julian Peeples Funeral Home with Rev. Lamar Beason and Rev. Joe Hall officiating. Burial will be in Whitfield Memorial Gardens. Military Honors will be rendered by the American Legion Post #112.The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. You may leave the family a message or light a memorial candle on the tribute wall at www.julianpeeples.comFuneral arrangements are by Julian Peeples Funeral Home, Dalton.

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4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Pleasant Grove Chapel

2801 Cleveland Highway
Dalton, GA 30721





1:00 PM
Pleasant Grove Chapel

2801 Cleveland Highway
Dalton, GA 30721

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Whitfield Memorial Gardens

710 W Cuyler St
Dalton, Georgia 30720


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