Joy Ann Pottridge, 78, of Heavener passed away Jan. 17, 2015 in Poteau. She was born Nov. 23, 1936 to Owen and Jewel (Beavers) Bennett in Heavener, was a lifelong resident, a 1955 graduate of HHS, a member of the Heavener First Baptist Church and worked as a secretary at the LeFlore County court house and for the LeFlore County Highway Department No. 3.
Funeral services are Monday at 2 p.m. at Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mike Stewart officiating. Burial will follow in Howe Cemetery under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Bill Bennett.
She is survived by her husband, Gene, of the home; a daughter, Janee (Pottridge) Lewis and husband Justin of Heavener; a brother, Ronald Owen Bennett and wife Gail of Tyler, Texas; a granddaughter, Julie Walsh and husband Donny of Tulsa; and a great grandson, William Walsh.
Pallbearers are Billy Wilson, Jason Manifold, Donny Walsh, Justin Lewis, Jeff Bennett and Rich Hankins.
Viewing is Sunday from noon until 9 p.m. with the family visiting with friends from 2 to 4 p.m. at the funeral home.
To view her online guestbook please visit www.dowdenrobertsfuneralhome.com.