Obituary of Mazie Haynes Poteat
Mazie Haynes Poteat, 87, went to be with her Lord September 13, 2020.
Graveside Funeral Services to celebrate her life will be held 1:00PM Monday September 21, 2020 at Eastlawn Gardens of Memory. The family will visit with friends Monday from 12:30PM until time for the service at the cemetery.
Mazie was the daughter of the late Ruth Snead and Samuel Haynes. In addition to her parents, she also was preceded in death by her loving husband of 49 years, Raymond “Ray” Poteat; daughter, Kelly Poteat Widener; brothers, Woodrow Haynes and Clifton Haynes; sisters, Eva Hanks and Louis Meetze.
She had worked as a telephone operator in Danville, Virginia prior to moving to Winton-Salem. She was a loving and devoted mother, and “MeMaw”, as she was lovingly referred by her grandchildren.
Survivors include her daughter, Lee Ann Poteat Crouse; sons, Barry Poteat and Todd Poteat; grandchildren, Amy Crouse, Leslie Widener Tran, Jamie Widener, Melody Widener, Corey Widener, Nichole Poteat McCroskey, and Lance Widener; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Friends and family may sign, and view the guestbook at www.Pierce-JeffersonFuneralService.com
Graveside Funeral Service