Gale Gause Potter

June 2, 1936 - March 24, 2011
Gale Gause Potter


Gale Gause Potter 74, of Rocky Point died Thursday, March 24, 2011 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter.

Gale was born in Columbus County June 2, 1936 the daughter of the late Thorbon L. and Louise Duncan Gause, and was the widow of Capt. David C. Potter. She was also preceded in death by a son David Potter, Jr.

Surviving are sons Gary Potter and wife Stephanie Ann, Greg Potter and wife Crystal, Wayne Potter, Brother Jimmy Gause and wife Sue, sisters Myrtle Williamson, Jean Hilburn, Jackie England, Marian Ballenger, and Dixie Lara, grandchildren Nikkita Neumann, J.B. White and Kim Lawrence, great-granddaughter Aaliyah Neumann, many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A memorial service will be conducted 3:00 PM Saturday, March 26, 2011 at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation. A reception will follow the service.

She will be greatly missed by her family and friends whom she loved very much. She loved to cook and visit with all her family and friends.

Memorial may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice 1414 Physicians Drive Wilmington, NC 28401.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation , 1535 S 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099


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  • March 27, 2011
    Cheri Thomas says:
    Gale was so loved by my family. She has laughed with us through the good times and cried with us through the bad. She will always be in my heart. She will be missed. Much love to all the family. Cheri L. Thomas

  • March 26, 2011
    Jerry Williamson says:
    Aunt Gale, Not near enough room to list all the good memories. You have always been a joy and inspiration...I am amazed at your strength and courage. You will never be forgotten....Love, your nephew....Jerry

  • March 25, 2011
    KRISTI BOYD says:
    AUNT GALE YOU WILL BE GREATLY MISSED BUT ALWAYS REMEMBER WITH ALL THE LOVE AND LAUGHTER YOU GAVE TO ME. MAY YOU RIP. KRISTI

  • March 26, 2011
    Anita Gale, says:
    I am really glad I was able to be with you this last month. You did what you always do, bring the family closer! We always had good times at your home with lots of great memories! We'll miss you and will think of you daily. Love You Much

  • March 26, 2011
    Hope Smallwood says:
    Aunt Gale, We were miles apart, but you were and will be always in my heart. We have enjoyed so many special times,cried and laughed together. You were the ROCK of our family, many thanks for just being you. I'll love you always! Your niece, Hope