Shelby Jean Potter, 81

Shelby Jean Potter, 81 of Haysi, VA passed away Saturday, July 24, 2021 at Pikeville Medical Center. Shelby was born September 04, 1939 in Pike County, KY to the late Orville Cantrell & Lula Potter Cantrell. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Stacy Potter, grandson, L.C. Cook, five brothers, Tice Cantrell, Charles Cantrell, Mack Cantrell, Orville Cantrell & Arnold Cantrell and two sisters, Lessie Garland & Easter Taylor. Shelby is survived by two daughters, Darlene Cook of Quinnwood, WV & Janette Potter of Haysi, VA; three grandchildren, Bobby Cook, Shandi Carter & Thomas Boyd; and four great-grandchildren, Sabastian Johnson, Cyrus Cook, Autumn Fuller & Abigail Vitatoe. She is also survived by one brother, Willie Eugene Cantrell of East Palestine, OH and one sister, Joyce McClanahan of Elkhorn City, KY. Visitation will be from 6-10PM Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at the Bailey Funeral Home Chapel.


  1. Thomas Boyd says

    Thank you for your condolences. She will be missed dearly. All thoughts and prayers are appreciated

  2. Cathy potter Lester says

    I didn’t know at the time that she had died I want to say I am so sorry for your’s loss I am cloyd and Geraldine potter’s daughter. Me and my brother Terry use to drive by her house at Bartlick sometime’s. RIP

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