CENTERBURG — Marjorie Saunders Potter, 96, of Centerburg, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 2, 2018, at Countryview of Sunbury. Born in Centerburg on Aug. 15, 1921, to the late Lloyd and Pearl Owen Saunders. Graduate of Centerburg High School, Class of 1939. Attended Mount Vernon Business School and retired in 1980 from the First-Knox National Bank in Centerburg after 21 years of service. Member of Centerburg United Methodist Church, Senior Service Center and the Red Hat Club. Former member of the Hartford Research Club and the Croton Garden Club.

Marjorie’s legacy of love and friendship to her family and dear friends will always be remembered. Married to Winton Potter on June 29, 1946, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 9, 1988.

Survived by son, Ron (Dawn) Potter of Delaware; daughter, Janet Potter of Centerburg with whom she made her home; grandchildren, Matthew (Melissa) Ashbrook and their children, Audrey and Adrian of Johnstown, Joseph (Emily) Potter of Johnstown, Heather (Matt) Halt and their children, Owen and Maddison Halt, Austin and Preston Harris all of Delaware; loving brother, William Saunders of Centerburg; sister, Martha Jean (Nelson) Kittle of Columbus, Georgia; sister-in-law, Glenola Ullom of Croton; nieces, nephews, cousins and many dear friends.

Friends may call 4-7 p.m. on Sunday, May 6, at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 637 N. State Route 61, Sunbury, OH. Funeral Service 11AM Monday at Centerburg United Methodist Church, 65 S. Hartford Ave, Centerburg, OH 43011. Pastor Fred Albrecht officiating. Interment Eastview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Senior Center of Centerburg, 119 S. Preston St., Centerburg, OH 43011 or the Centerburg UMC Benevolence Fund in Marjorie’s memory. The DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home of Sunbury is honored to serve Marjorie’s family. Special memories and condolences can be shared with the family at


Mount Vernon News: 740-397-5333 or and on Twitter, @mountvernonnews



Previous Story

Next Story


Rules: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don’t attack other commenters personally and keep your language decent. If a comment violates our comments standards, click the “X” in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member.