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Obituary: James 'Jimmy' Lighthall Poteete Jr.

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James “Jimmy” Lighthall Poteete Jr.

James “Jimmy” Lighthall Poteete Jr.

James “Jimmy” Lighthall Poteete Jr., 71, of College Grove, passed away Jan. 7, 2021.

Mr. Poteete was born in Franklin to the late Lighthall and Marie Poteete. He retired from Tennessee Sheet Metal and was a member of College Grove Church of Christ.

He is survived by his fiancé, Alice Mosley of Chapel Hill; son, James (Stacy) Poteete of Cumberland Furnace, Tennessee; daughters Tammy Poteete of Eagleville, Tennessee, and Lee (Tony) Cormier of Chapel Hill; stepson, Jamie (Katherine) Baxter of Chapel Hill; brother, Tandy (Kathy) Poteete of College Grove; sisters Janice (Larry) Lowe of Eagleville, Tennessee, Peggy (Larry) Pitts of Cunningham, Tennessee, and Vickie (Roger) Brake of College Grove; grandchildren Alex (Cameron) Newton, Alyssa Hollingsworth, Anna and Zachary Rabun, Jaimee Poteete, Madison and Wyatt Cormier, Tyler and Aaron Baxter, and Carter and Peighton Walk; and great-grandchildren, Lyla, Kylie, Laney and Asher Newton.

Funeral service will be held at noon Monday, Jan. 11, 2021 at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home, Ed Slayton officiating. Burial will follow in College Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. on Sunday and one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Gabe Brake, Christian Brake, Ben Brake, Scottie Lowe, Emilo Hernandez, Trey Belton, Tony Poteete and Chris Haynes.

Memorials may be made to College Grove Church of Christ.


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