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Delores Coleman Poteat

February 24, 1933 ~ December 10, 2018 (age 85)

Delores Coleman Poteat, 85, went to be with the Lord on Monday December 10, 2018. She was born in Mount Holly, daughter of the late Ervin and Bertha Linderman Coleman . She was preceded in death by her husband Billy Donald Poteat and a son Ervin Poteat. She was a member of the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd. She loved her church and supported the many activities that they held. She was a loving mother and grandmother.

She is survived by a son and Donald C. Poteat of Mount Holly; two daughters, Cheryl P. Bolding and husband, David, of Mount Holly, and Melissa Efird and husband, Jeff, of Charleston, S.C.; five grandchildren, Wade Howard and wife Chrissy, of Mount Holly, Paige Bolding, of Mount Holly, Corey York, of Mount Holly, and Coleman Efird, of Charleston, S.C., Tony McKeown of Rockwell, NC; one great-grandchild, Isebella Bates Howard; daughter in law Kathy Poteat of Casar, NC one stepgrandchild, Heather Morrison of Charleston, S.C.

A service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Poteat will be held 2:00pm Friday December 14, 2018 at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Mount Holly with Pastor Jonathan Schnibben. The family will receive friends from 12:00-2:00pm prior to the service at the church. Interment will follow the service at Hillcrest Gardens Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 110 South Main St., Mount Holly, NC 28120 or to Robin Johnson Hospice House, PO Box 3984 Gastonia NC 28054.

Jeffrey S. Painter Funeral Director Licensee of Mt. Holly is serving the Poteat family.

Donations may be made to:

Robin Johnson Hospice House
PO Box 3984, Gastonia NC 28054

Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd
110 S. Main Street, Mount Holly NC 28120

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