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“We always enjoyed the time we spent with Mr.Potter, although it was never enough. We wish we had made more time to see him & Mrs. Potter. He was a...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: David & Lisa Elmore - Benton, AR

“Jackie, You are in my thoughts and prayers! ”
2 of 18 | Posted by: Melinda Miller - Benton, AR

“My thoughts an prayers are with you ”
3 of 18 | Posted by: Diana Ezell Ray - Ward Ark

“Bonnie Ruth and family, I am so sorry for your loss. It is so difficult to lose a loved one. I am praying for all of you to have the peace that only...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Kaye McGriff Talley - Conway, AR

“Bonnie, I'm so sorry to learn of the loss of your husband. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers during this sad time. May God give you grace...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Marlon and Martha Jo Pierce

“John, Carlene & family: We are very sorry to hear of the loss of your brother. May God's hand of peace comfort you during this time of sadness. ...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Chris & Connie Helmich Avilla, AR

“You are in our thoughts and prayers. With deepest sympathy, Bob and Jean Adams ”
7 of 18 | Posted by: Bob and Jean Adams - Sheridan, AR

“We are so sorry for your loss. My husband and I are friends and go to Church with Marvin's brother John. God Bless you all during this very tough...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Jim and Elsa Peeler

“Charles & Family, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Mandy Wilson ”
9 of 18 | Posted by: Mandy Wilson - Sheridan, AR

“To Bonnie and Family. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Bonnie you had a wonderful husband and I'm sure he was a wonderful friend,...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Margaret Baker - Tampa, Florida

“My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time.Please know our family is here for you. ”
11 of 18 | Posted by: Teresa Sander - Benton, Arkansas

“My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
12 of 18 | Posted by: Melissa Harrison

“Bonnie, my thoughts and prayers are with you at the loss of this precious loved one. He was one of a kind, and I will always remember that terrific...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Margaret Prewitt - Fordyce

“Dear Mrs. Potter and Family--I cannot tell you the shock that I felt when I heard about Mr. Potter--as you know just a few weeks ago he brought us...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Brenda Smith - Thornton, Ark71766

“Charlie and Family, I am very sorry for your loss. ”
15 of 18 | Posted by: Jim Johnson - Fordyce

“Bonnie, I was so sorry to learn of the death of your husband. My heart and prayers are with you. ”
16 of 18 | Posted by: Ruby Vance - West Monroe,La

“To David and all of the Potter family. I know Marvin will be dearly missed. May God Bless and comfort each and everyone. ”
17 of 18 | Posted by: Henry Hill - Little Rock, Ar

“Mike and Family, Your church family has been and will continue to pray for you and your family during this time of loss of your father. ”
18 of 18 | Posted by: Larry Daniel - Shannon Hills, Ar

Marvin E. Potter, 77, of Fordyce, died Sunday September 27, 2009 at the Dallas County Medical Center in Fordyce. Mr. Potter was born in Wagoner, OK on July 27, 1932 to the late Joseph Randolph & Ada Bell Haley Potter. He was a Baptist & a retired technician for Canteen Vending Service Company.

Mr. Potter is survived by his wife Bonnie Jordan Potter, two sons, Mike Potter & his wife Debbie of Shannon Hills, AR, Charles Potter & his wife Sheila of Fordyce, AR; two daughters, Jackie Edrington of Benton, AR, Carolyn Amerson & her husband Dave of Conway, AR; three brothers, John Potter of Bryant, AR, Donald Potter of Wagoner, OK, David Potter of Wagoner, OK; a sister, Mary Stringfellow of McGehee, Ar; thirteen grandchildren, & six great grandchildren. Mr. Potter was preceded in death by his three brothers, J.R, Herman, & Ted Potter, a sister, Sylvia Bogle; & a son in-law, Dan Edrignton.

Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Wednesday at the Benton Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Stoney Point Cemetery, with the Rev. B.L. Blann officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 pm Tuesday evening at the funeral home in Fordyce. In lieu of flowers the family request memorials be sent to the American Cancer Society, or to the American Heart Association. Arrangements are by Benton Funeral Home of Fordyce. To sign the online register visit www.bentonfuneralhome.com

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