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Dorothy “Dot” Switzer Potts


Dorothy “Dot” Switzer Potts, 78, a former resident of Durham County who has lived in Granville County for many years, passed away Friday, September 13, 2019 at Duke Regional Hospital.

A native of Guilford County, she was the daughter of the late Ray David Switzer and Edith Jones. She was of the Baptist faith and worked at Howard Johnsons in Durham for many years. She retired from Howard Johnsons to raise her grandchildren.

Graveside services will be conducted Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 11:00 AM in South Granville Memorial Gardens.

Surviving are three daughters, Amy Sturgill of Creedmoor, Ashley Potts of Wake Forest, JoAnna Potts of East Bend, NC, two sons, Thomas “Lenny” Potts of Creedmoor, Timothy Potts of Pennsylvania, 15 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, William “Bobby” Potts, a grandson, Bradley Potts and a great grandchild, Haylee Potts, She is survived by sisters, Edith Fields, Gaynelle Hitchcock, Elizabeth Sides, Mary Brown, and a brother Glenn Switzer.

Visitation will be held at the home of Amy Sturgill for family and friends on Grey Street in Creedmoor.


  • Tammy Potts-McNure Posted September 18, 2019 4:05 am

    Wonderful Lady will be missed ….

  • Rebecca Switzer Posted September 19, 2019 4:05 am

    God looked around his garden and found an empty place.
    God’s garden must be beautiful, he always takes the best.
    It broke our hearts to lose you but you didn’t go alone.
    For part of us went with you the day God called you home.
    Will always love and think about my sister-in-law.

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