Gladys Reeves Potter
February 4, 1928 – July 30, 2018
Gladys Reeves Potter, daughter of Eva Lucille Singleton Reeves and John Clarence Reeves, died Monday, July 30, at age 90 at Carlyle Senior Care in Fountain Inn, following a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's disease.
Born and raised in Honea Path, SC, Gladys worked 26 years for Medshore Ambulance, where she dedicated herself until her retirement. Gladys loved her family, her work, working with plants and being outdoors.
She is survived by her daughter, Dianna Potter Brown of Simpsonville, SC; her sons, John Reeves Potter of Sunrise, FL and Ira H. Potter III of Land O’ Lakes, FL; two grandchildren, whom she adored, Jake P. Potter and Hailey N. Potter, both of Sunrise, FL; two sisters, Jean Dixon of Anderson, and Mary Clardy of Greenville; and brother, Bobby Reeves of Greenville.
Services will be held 3:30 PM Saturday, August 4, 2018 at The Lutheran Church of Our Saviour, 2600 Wade Hampton Blvd., Greenville, SC 29615, with a receiving of friends to follow in the Fellowship Hall. A private burial will follow at a later date at Shady Grove Baptist Church cemetery in Belton, SC.
The family would like to thank the staff at Carlyle Senior Care in Fountain Inn and the The Lutheran Hospice Staff for their special love and care. A very special thank you to Greg and Bunny Shore and the entire MedShore Ambulance staff for their love and devotion to "Ms. G".
In lieu of flowers the family would like to honor the memory and love of giving Mrs. Potter had, by asking donations be made to The Priority Foundations, Attn: Bunny, PO Box 6, Anderson, SC 29622.
Arrangements by Mackey Funerals and Cremations at Century Drive, 864-232-6706.
- John Clarence Reeves, Father
- Eva Lucille Singleton Reeves, Mother
- Dianna Potter Brown, Daughter
- John Reeves Potter, Son
- Ira H. Potter III, Son
- Jake P. Potter, Grandchild
- Hailey N. Potter, Grandchild
- Jean Dixon, Sister
- Mary Clardy, Sister
- Bobby Reeves, Brother
The Priority Foundations, ATTN: Bunny
P. O. Box 6, Anderson, South Carolina 29622
- Memorial Service Saturday, August 4, 2018
- Visitation Reception Saturday, August 4, 2018
Gladys Reeves Potter
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August 6, 2018
I am so sorry I was not able to attend the service. Your mom will be greatly missed here at Carlyle Senior Care. You will continue to be in my thoughts and prayers. Thank you for allowing us to care for your mom.
Janine Den Hartog Parisius
August 4, 2018
Gladys was a wonderful mother in law for my sister and a loving and caring grandmother for my niece and nephew! I had the privilage to meet her in Suriname and enjoyed every moment with her! Thank you grandma Gladys for everything! Love you and I treaure the memories of you! Rest In Peace Gladys ❤️🙏🏽