Brenda K. Poteet
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Brenda K. Poteet
  • July 27, 1960 - May 1, 2017
  • Huntington, Indiana

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Brenda K. Poteet, 56 of Huntington passed away at 1:44 pm on Monday, May 1, 2017 at Parkview Huntington Hospital. Brenda was a 1978 graduate of Huntington North High School. She worked as a security guard for 17 years at General Motors in Fort Wayne. She enjoyed camping, spending time with her grandchildren, her tropical fish, going to concerts and enjoyed her swimming pool.

Brenda was born on July 27, 1960 in Huntington, the daughter of Leo L. and Sondra J. (Detamore) Gearhart.

She was united in marriage to James Poteet on August 13, 1988 in Huntington. Her husband survives.

Additional survivors include two sons: Scottie Gearhart of Huntington; Adam Poteet of Fort Wayne; two daughters: Tiffany Phillippe of Huntington; Erin Duncan of Fishers; a sister: Cynthia Mortimore of Huntington; a brother: Dean Gearhart of Andrews; three stepsisters: Denise McNally, Babette Davis and Dala Gibson and grandchildren: Hailey, Addison, Andrew, Isaac, Madelynn, Cayson and Hudson.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Leo and Sondra Gearhart and her in-laws: Charles and Edna Poteet.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 4, 2017 from 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, Indiana.

Funeral service will be held on Friday, May 5, 2017 at 11:00 am with one hour of visitation prior to the service at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel.

Interment will be at the Riverside Cemetery in Andrews.

Memorial donations can be made out to Huntington County Cancer Services in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, IN 46750.