OBITUARY: Dallas Ted Potts


Dallas Ted Potts, resident of Culleoka, Tennessee passed away on Tuesday, February 14, 2023, at Life Care Center.

He was born in Maury County to the late Hardy Allen Potts and Etta Mae Kelley Potts.

He was a long time employee at Wright and Lopez, also formerly employed by Columbia Mill and Elevator Company, and transported vehicles for dealerships in Columbia after his retirement. He was a member of Stiversville Church of Christ and really loved his church family. He enjoyed reading his bible, watching Westerns on tv along with baseball and football games, and doing word search puzzles.

He is survived by his wife, Glenda Stokes Potts; sons: Kenneth (Cindy) Potts, of Dickson, Michael (Gina) Potts, of Columbia; daughter: Ramona Evans of Austin, TX; grandchildren: Dustin Potts, Rebecca (Jake) Magenheimer, Kody Simmons, Rhonda Price, Christy Ross, Tracy Durfee, Ronnie Glen Hill; great-grandchildren: Darby Price, Jordan Price, Colby Ross, Kennedy Ross, Katherine Ross, Dylan Hill, Dawson Michael Potts; brother: Vance Potts; sisters: Louise McKee, Allene Lovell; sisters-in-law: Mora Potts and Nelda Bone; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers: Addis, Vester, Carl, and Cleve Potts; and sister: Jewell Valentine.

Visitation will be held at Williams Funeral Home in Columbia, on February 17, 2023, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. service will follow with Barry Farris officiating, Dallas will be laid to rest at Polk Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers will be: Dustin Potts, Dwayne Martin, Mike Carter, J. R. Phillips, Keith Potts, Randy Potts, and George Haun.

Honorary pallbearers: Wendell Potts, Billy Johns, Hassel Campbell, Gary Bass, Boyd Stewart, Maples Pylant, Jeff Lovell, Rick Blodgett, Men of Stiversville Church of Christ, and former employees of Wright and Lopez.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, Saint Jude’s Research Hospital, the Parkinson’s Foundation, or Stiversville Church of Christ c/o Larry Benderman 3837 Pulaski Hwy, Culleoka, TN 38451.

Williams Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences can be given to the family at


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