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Thelma L. "Boo" Potts

March 26, 1931 July 22, 2019
Thelma L. "Boo" Potts
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Obituary for Thelma L. "Boo" Potts

Thelma L. “Boo” Potts, 88, of Pana passed away Monday, July 22, 2019 in Heritage Health—Pana. She was born March 26, 1931 in Pana, daughter of the late William & Sarah (Shonts) Merrifield.
Thelma lived in Pana her entire life and was a charter member of the Pana Eagles. She had worked at Mallory’s & Rose City Tavern. She enjoyed playing cards, playing music and spending weekends at the cabin with her family.
Thelma is survived by her children: Billie J. Holthaus, Pana, IL and Beth Harlow, Moweaqua, IL; many grandchildren & great grandchildren and brother, Bill Merrifield, North Carolina. She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Lori Amling and siblings: Blanche Sexton, Louise Heinz; Neta Bertin, Lola Ringland, Fannie Bearup, Richard Merrifield & Lawrence “Shorty” Merrifield.
Per Thelma’s wishes, cremation rites will be accorded and a celebration of life service will be held at the Pana Eagles Club at a later date.
Memorials in Thelma’s honor may be made to the Pana Eagles Club and will be accepted by McCracken-Dean Funeral Home who is assisting the family.


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