Betty Zachary Potts

Betty Zachary Potts, 91, of Cashiers, passed away Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019.

Born in Jackson County, she was the daughter of the late Lawton McDuffey Zachary and Martha Otela Pierson Zachary. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Potts, who died in 2002.  She was a member of Yellow Mountain Baptist Church and enjoyed reading and putting puzzles together.

She is survived by her children, Terry Potts of Franklin and Sharon Rice of Pisgah Forest; grandchildren, Jerry Rice and Kristy Rice Norris; and great-grandchildren, Natalie Rice, Matthew Rice, Otela Duncan and Micah Norris.

A funeral service was conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19 at Yellow Mountain Baptist Church.  The Rev. Rick Potts officiated.  Burial was in Evitt Cemetery.

The family received friends from 1-2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19 at the church.

The pallbearers included Joe Harrold, Jeremy Stewart, Larry Moss, Jerry Rice, Jimmy Stewart and Jeffery Stewart.

Memorial donations can be made to the Evitt Cemetery, C/O Larry Moss, 1822 Norton Road, Cashiers, NC  28717.

Macon Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Condolences can be made to the family at

Crossroads Chronicle

Mailing Address:
PO Box 1040
94 U.S. Highway 64 West, Suite 1 (Shoppes on the Green)
Cashiers, NC 28717
Phone: 828-743-5101
Fax: 828-743-4173