Deanne Faith Ross Poteat


Beloved mother, aunt, sister and sister-in-law, Deanne Faith Ross Poteat, 77, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 after a brief illness.

She was born March 27, 1942, to the late Eli Robert Ross and Alice Oren Ross.  

She is survived by her children, Kathryn (Paul) Petras, of Clemmons, N.C.; Sheryl Booth (Ken Maines), of High Point. N.C.; William Grey (Tyla Peterson), of Raleigh, N.C.; Melinda (Neil) Reich, of Yadkinville, N.C.; grandchildren, Thomas (Leah) Reynolds, Matthew (Kris) Reynolds, James (Amanda) Reynolds, Miranda (Bennett) Rainey, Taylor (Bryan) Gregory, William Grey II, Shelby Reich, Jacob Reich; great-grandchildren, Penelope Rose Reynolds, Brylee Grace Reynolds, Cadance Marie Reynolds. In addition, brother, Gary (Lorrie) Ross; nieces, Nikki (Andrew) Baten, Brianna Ross; great-nephew, Asher Baten, all of Hayesville.  

A private service was held Saturday, Oct. 26, at Galloway Memorial Episcopal Church in Elkin, N.C. 

Memorials may be made to Galloway Memorial Episcopal Church, 308 W. Main Street, Elkin, N.C., 28621. 

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