Lucy Potter

Died: Sun., Mar. 10, 2019


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Sun., Mar. 17, 2019
Location: Joseph J. Darrow Sr. Funeral Home Inc.

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Mon., Mar. 18, 2019
Location: Joseph J. Darrow Sr. Funeral Home

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  Lucy Potter, 83, of Poughkeepsie, NY accepted the Lord at an early age, entering into peace and everlasting life on Sunday, March 10, 2019. Lucy was born February 8, 1936 in Summertown, GA.; the loving daughter to the late Cass and Flora (Warren) Johnson.

  On October 5, 1957 she married Allen Ward Potter Sr. He predeceased her November 19, 1999. She was educated in Emmanuel County, GA. schools. She was a proud retiree of Hudson River Psychiatric Center, Poughkeepsie, NY where she worked for 39 years, retiring in April 1991. She was a proud member of C.S.E.A and P.E.F., as well as A.A.R.P. Lucy was an avid bowler, enjoyed traveling, family reunions, scrabble, playing cards, casinos, crocheting, and getting her nails done.

  Lucy is survived by her loving and devoted daughter Lori E. Potter Dickens; stepson Allen W. (Marva) Potter; sister Flora C. Lewis; godson Julius Wood Jr.; 10 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren and a host of cousin, nieces, nephews and friends.

  In addition to her husband and parents she is predeceased by her son Jeffery S. Potter; stepson Ronald I. Potter and sisters Nora Watkins and Kate Wright.

  Visitation will be Sunday March 17, 2019, 2-4pm and a funeral service Monday March 18th, 2019, 11am at Joseph J. Darrow Sr. Funeral Home Inc. 39 S. Hamilton St., Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. 845-452-1840. Burial to follow in Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery.

  Memorial donations can be made to the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association or the charity of your choice. To send online condolences, please visit

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Charles K Potter
   Posted Thu March 14, 2019
I am truly sorry for your loss you have my prayers and condolences. Your mother will be missed and will never be forgotten.
Rest in Peace Aunt Lucy.
Love Always,

Johnny L. Sanders
   Posted Sun March 17, 2019
From the Sanders family to the Potter family

We wish you happiness and love in your time of need we know what you are going through but, no more pain , no more sleepless nights and only joy at the end. God will take care of all the Potter family problems with love

The Sanders family"