Nancy Wasdin Potesta
BLAKELY - Mrs. Nancy Wasdin Potesta, age 72, of both Lilburn, Ga. and Blakely, Ga., died Saturday afternoon, Oct. 19, 2013 at the Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Ga. Her funeral will be held Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 at 11 AM at the New Hope Baptist Church with Rev. Sterling Jones officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday evening from 6 until 8 PM. Pallbearers will be Craig Gordon, Jim Wasdin, Van Wasdin, Dan Wasdin, Alan Wasdin and Dale Wasdin. Tony Waycaster is to be an alternate if needed.
Mrs. Potesta was born May 23, 1941 in Leesburg, Fl. to the late Oscar Evan Wasdin and Debbie Houston Wasdin. She was a homemaker and had done some substitute teaching over the years. Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Leta Wasdin and by 2 brothers, Hubert “Red” Wasdin and Evan Wasdin.
Her survivors include her husband, James Henry Potesta, Sr. of Lilburn, Ga., a daughter, Dawn Porras and her husband Al of Atlanta, Ga., 2 sons, James H. Potesta, Jr. and Paul Potesta, both of Lilburn, Ga. She also has 2 sisters: Lucy Wasdin Collins and her husband Ron of Blakely, Ga. and Mary Ellen Wasdin of Boynton Beach, Fl. There are 2 brothers, Jimmy Wasdin and his wife Jane of Blakely and Lamar Wasdin and his wife Billie of Waskom, TX. There is one grandson, Oscar Diego Porras of Atlanta, Ga.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the New Hope Baptist Church, 3832 Hwy 27, Blakely, Ga. 39823.