Everette Litle Poteat (2018-09-27 13:47:49)

Everette Litle Poteat, age 90, of North Wilkesboro, passed away Sunday, September 23, 2018 at Wake Forest Baptist Health-Wilkes Regional.

He was born December 20, 1927 in Wilkes County to Tom and Mae Johnson Poteat. Everette was of the Baptist Faith and a member of Second Baptist Church. Mr. Poteat was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 69 years, Dena Faye Poteat; and a son, Wayne Poteat.

Surviving are his son, Duane Everette Poteat of North Wilkesboro and girlfriend Ann Eller of Mulberry; sister, Ethel Poteat Hendren of North Wilkesboro.

Funeral service will be held 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at Mt. Zion Church Baptist Church with Pastor Kent Wood and Rev. Hillery Wood officiating. Burial will follow in Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery in the Windy Gap Community. The family will receive friends at Mt. Zion Church Baptist Church from 12:00 until 1:00 on Wednesday, prior to the service. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Mt. Zion Baptist Church, PO Box 1603, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659. Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to