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Lana Earlene Potter

July 20, 1940 — March 23, 2017

Lana E. Potter, 76, of Eminence, passed away Thursday, March 23, 2017 at Cumberland Trace in Plainfield with her loving family at her bedside. Born July 20, 1940 in Bangor, Maine, Lana was the daughter of Earl and Arlene (Rideout) Shaw; her parents preceded her in death. On June 24, 1958 she was united in marriage to her loving husband, Linwood G. Potter and he survives.

Lana worked as a CNA and in medical records for various nursing homes for many years; she retired from Bethany Village in Indianapolis. She was a faithful member of Gasburg Baptist Church. A loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, Lana enjoyed cooking, tending to her home, sewing, and tending to her flower gardens.

Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Linwood; her son, Linwood G. (Susan) Potter of Cynthiana, Kentucky; two daughters, Shelly (Elmer) Stewart of Indianapolis, and Nancy (Mike) Loy of Indianapolis; her sister, Nancy Haley of Brunswick, Maine; five grandchildren, Duane, Brandon, Ashley, Lindsey, and Caleb; and seven great grandchildren.

Services will held for Lana E. Potter privately and at a later date. Final care and cremation were entrusted to the Carlisle – Branson Funeral Service & Crematory in Mooresville. Please visit where you may sign the online guest registry and leave a personal message for Lana’s family.

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