Barbara Potter

Obituary of Barbara Potter

Barbara Jean Harrison Potter of Moberly, Missouri, passed away Monday, September, 14, 2020 at her home surrounded by her family.

Barbara was born October 22, 1943 in Paris, Missouri to Robert L. Harrison and Pearl “Mickey” Elizabeth (Noonan) Harrison.

She married Ronald W. Potter on September 29, 1969 and to this union they had two sons, Kelly and Blake Potter. Barbara was a high school English teacher, a Regional Manager for MO State Division of Aging, and taught Adult Education and Literacy at Moberly Area Community College. She was a long-time member of the West Park UMC. Barbara enjoyed traveling many places including the Bahamas, Jamaica, Las Vegas, Laughlin and Tunica. She also liked watching dirt track auto racing, but most of all she loved spending time with her family and friends.  Barbara will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Barbara is preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Mickey Harrison; sister, Hannah Lou Harrison and daughter-in-law, Meliny Staysa.

Survivors include husband, Ron Potter of Moberly, Missouri; sons, Kelly (Linda) Potter of St. Charles, Missouri and Blake (Kriss) Potter of Moberly, Missouri; grandchildren, Aaron (Candace) Nichols, Jordan (Jake) Mize, Abby Staysa, Emma (Owais) Karamat, John (Elizabeth) Pagel and David (Anna) Pagel; great grandchildren, Gage and Harper Nichols, James and Ben Mize, Remi Karamat, and Sam and Luke Pagel; brother, Lindell (Barbara Ann) Harrison of Otterville, Missouri; god daughter, Bailey Kay Krauss; extended family and close friends.

Services celebrating Barbara Jean Potter’s life will be held Friday, September 18, 2020 at 12:00 Noon at Pathway Memorial Funeral Home. Inurnment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery in Moberly, Missouri. Visitation will be held on Friday, September 18, 2020 from 10:30 a.m. until the time of service.
Masks are recommended, but not required.

Memorial contributions are appreciated to Moberly Area Community College, Adult Education and Literacy in Memory of Barbara Potter, MACC Foundation, 101 College Ave., Moberly, MO 65270.