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Mary Potts

Mary Potts

Wednesday June 24, 1936 - Thursday May 20, 2021
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Obituary

Graveside service for Mary Nessmith Potts, 84, of Ferriday, LA will be held at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Natchez, MS on Satruday, May 22, 2021 at 3:30PM with Bro. James King officiating, under the direction of Young's Funeral Home.

Mary was born on Wednesday, June 24, 1936 in Clarks, LA and passed away Thursday, May 20, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family. She worked in Concordia Parish as a School Bus Driver, and worked in the Cafeteria at the Ferriday High School. Mawmaw Mary helped her daughter raise her granddaughters, and she helped her granddaughters with her great-grandchildren, while they worked. She was Mawmaw Mary to many, not just her own. If you left her house hungry it was your fault. She enjoyed sitting outside watching her hummingbirds and martins.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Glynnwoth "Sonny" Potts; parents, Mable & Hardie Nessmith; two brothers, Buddy Nessmith and Sonny Boy Nessmith; sister Ruth Cavanaugh & husband Quentin Cavanaugh; sister, Margaret Arthur & husband Hugh Arthur; sister-in-law, Marie Potts; nephews, Darren McClure and Morris Ray Arthur; and special friends, Oscar & Flora Stewart and Darlene Westbrook.

Mary leaves behind her daughter, Glynece "Tootsie" Ferguson; two granddaughters, Christina F. Peoples & her husband Jr. and Tiffany A. Ferguson & husband Nick Myers; great-grandson, Austin Peoples; great-granddaughter, Meah F. Peoples; two great-grandsons, Braylin Myers and Sonny Colt Myers all of Ferriday, LA; sister, Martha Nessmith McClure of Wildsville; special friend, Willie Dea Pecanty of Ferriday, LA; and special friend & caregiver, Paula Mount of Monterey, LA. She also leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews, family, and friends.

Those honoring Mary as pallbearers will be Brannon Arthur, Barrett Arthur, Ples Arthur, Conway David, Gauge Thomas, and Steve Gray.

Honorary pallbearers are Huey Arthur, Bobby Arthur, Wayne Cavanaugh, Jerry Cavanaugh, and Mike Cavanaugh.

The family would like to send a special thanks to all the employees of Encompass Health.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to a Cancer Research Association of your choice in memory of Mrs. Mary.

The family will receive friends at Young's Funeral Home in Ferriday on Saturday, May 22, 2021 from 2PM until 3PM.

To leave an online condolence for the family please visit www.youngsfh.com.
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