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Rebecca Harden Potts

October 21, 1952 ~ September 9, 2019 (age 66)

Rebecca Potts, age 66, of Theodore, Alabama, passed away Monday, September 9, 2019, at her home.

Rebecca was born to the late John Ferris Harden and Lillie Mae Kitchens Sanders. She graduated from Vigor High School in 1970. Rebecca was a faithful and dedicated wife and stay at home mom. She was a lifelong learner, enjoying arts and crafts, painting, and was an avid reader. She was a friend to all and will be dearly missed by family and friends.

In addition to her father and mother, Rebecca was preceded in death by her bonus father, Joe Sanders.

Survivors include her husband, Morris Potts of Theodore, AL; son, Brian Potts (Bonnie) of Brandon, MS; daughter, Martha Frantz of Oklahoma City, OK; grandsons, Tyler Skinner (Rachel) of Mobile, AL and Michael Brinson (Lauryn) of Lynchburg, VA; great grandson, Elijah Skinner of Mobile, AL; siblings, Betty Hawkins (Billy) of Helen, GA, Rodney Harden (Kay) of Dallas, TX, John Harden (Karen) of Jennings, LA, Cindy Little of Saraland, AL, and Joey Harden (Brenda) of Theodore, AL; other family members, Clint Potts (June) of Mobile, AL, John Potts (Sarah) of Flatrock, AL, Anne Sullivan (Sean) of Evergreen, AL, Regina Lynch (Bayne) of Axis, AL, Louise Gaskey (Wayne) of Flatrock, AL, Sylvia Hinton of Brewton, AL, Mary Murphy of Atmore, AL, and Stephen Potts of Flatrock, AL; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

The family would like to express their deepest gratitude to Rebecca’s caregiver, Shauneka O’Field, for her dedicated and faithful service.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 12, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. from the chapel of Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 1:00 -2:00 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will be Friday, September 13, 2019, at 12:00 p.m. at Jones Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery in Flatrock, Alabama.

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials be made to the American Cancer Society at

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