Adell Bryant Potter

August 20, 1923 - July 22, 2018
Adell Bryant Potter

Adell Saunders Potter age 94 passed away Sunday July 22, 2018.

She was born in Emporia, VA on August 20, 1923 to Johnnie and Novilla Bryant. She was preceded in death by her husband George Saunders and second husband, Causmas Potter and by a son, George Saunders, Jr.

Adell is survived by two sons, Jerry Saunders and wife Betty of Castle Hayne and Gordon Saunders and wife Judy of Bolivia, and one daughter Carolyn Saunders of Wilmington; three step children, Patrick, Mike and Nancy Potter; numerous grandchildren and many great grandchildren.

She was a former member of Oak Grove Baptist Church and had worked at National Linen Service and Century Mills before her retirement.

The family will see friends from 6 to 8 Wednesday at Wilmington Funeral Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to: Alzheimer’s Association at

Funeral services will be held 11 am Thursday July 26, 2018 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel officiated by Rev. Floyd Morris. Burial will be in Oleander Memorial Gardens beside her husband George E. Saunders, Sr.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403  910-791-9099

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  • July 24, 2018
    Denise Leonard says:
    You are at peace now and with your family. Prayers for the family.

  • July 24, 2018
    Greg Kennedy says:
    Thinking of you and your family during this time of loss.

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