JEFFERSON - Martha June Potts Rankin, 96, passed away on Wednesday, December 19, 2012.
She was born in the Brockton Community of Jackson County, the daughter of the late Luther and Bonnie Brock Potts. She was a homemaker and was outstanding for volunteer service for the Jehovah's Witness for over 55 years. Mrs. Rankin was preceded in death by her husband of 72 years, Summie Gregory Rankin of Jefferson.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Robert Gregory and Mary Coleman Rankin, Jefferson; niece, Joy (Al) Espalin, Orlando, Fla.; nephew, Joe (Bonnie) Farrell, California; and a host of friends throughout the community.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 29, at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Evans Funeral Home with Martin Harbeck officiating. The visitation will be held on Saturday from 12 p.m. until 1 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. A private family burial will be held at Woodbine Cemetery in Jefferson.
Please omit flowers and make memorials to the Flowery Branch Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses Building Fund, c/o Mark Singleton, P.O. Box 156, Braselton, GA 30517.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.evansfuneralhomeinc.com