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Gabriel Lafayette Potter Sr.

A gift from God - March 1, 1949

A gift to God - June 4, 2013


The Potter and Williams families announce the home going of G. Lafayette Potter, who quietly went home to be with the Lord on June 4, 2013.

Gabriel was predeased by his parents Frank and Elise Williams, his father Urias Potter and his son Christian Potter.

He is survived by his wife Theresa Sharpe-Potter his children Mardia Potter Warner (Nagbalee), Theodosia Potter Sherman (Henry), Charles Potter (Nyweh) Emmanuel Potter (Wanneh), Gabriel L. Potter, Jr., Lovest Matu Potter, Garbiel L. Potter III, Reggie Roberts. Two brothers: Samuel Johnson (Lue) Harrison Williams (Alaere); Three sisters: Yvonne Potter Harris (Edwin), Marion Johnson Nabwe (Nat), Dalphine Williams Willis (Jacob). Grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of other relatives and friend.


The body will be removed from the Stryker Funeral Home on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 4:30 pm and taken to the Grace Baptist Church, Barnesville, Estate


Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 10:00 AM at the Washington Chapel Baptist Church at Ricks Institute, Virginia


Kaiser Memorial Lawn Cemetary, Brewerville Virginia, Liberia


  • Theresa S. Potter - 0886-547-332
  • Mardia Potter Warner - 0777-588-408
  • Charles Potter - 0886-364-881
  • Samuel Al Johnson - 0777-988-698
  • Harrison Williams - 763-560-6998
  • Dalphine Williams Willis - 0886-585-996 / 0777-234-827