Roetta Harmon

Obituary of Roetta Harmon

Mrs. Roetta Potter Harmon, better known as 'ROE', age 66, of George Wilson Road, Boone, passed away Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at Watauga Medical Center. Born July 6, 1953 in Johnson County, Tennessee, she was a daughter of Phillip and Doris Potter. Roe was baptized at the Sugar Grove Baptist Church and later joined Beech Valley Baptist Church. She enjoyed playing the piano at Sugar Grove Baptist and later at Beech Valley for more than 40 years. She also directed the children's Christmas Program at Beech Valley for several years. For nearly 50 years she played the piano for the Sugar Grove Quartet. Over the years, Roe worked as a waitress for the Mountaineer, Mary's Kitchen and the Mountain House Restaurants. Faith in her Lord was her priority, followed by her love of family. Roe is survived by her husband, Ron Harmon of the home; daughter, Amanda Williams and husband, Jeffrey, of Vilas and son, Myran Harmon of Wilmington; grandchildren, Iain, Olivia, Aiden and Dylan Williams; and sisters, Elouise Fletcher and Evelyn Cable, both of Butler, Tennessee, and Jeanette Greene and husband, Ray, of Vilas. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Bud and Truman Potter; and sister, Montine Clawson. Funeral services for Roetta Potter Harmon will be conducted Friday afternoon, June 12th, at 2 o'clock, at the Sugar Grove Baptist Church in Butler, Tennessee, officiated by Rev. Ray Greene and Rev. Joe Riley. The family will be at the church from 1 until 2 o'clock, prior to services. Graveside services will follow in the church cemetery. The family respectfully requests those in attendance to observe social distancing and please to wear a mask. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood Street, NW, Lenoir, NC 28645.
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