Wanda N. Poteet (Tibbets), age 85 of Forest, VA went to be with our Lord on Aug. 19, 2021. She was born on Jan. 14, 1936, in Rochester, James and Willie Tibbets. She was the youngest of five children. Wanda graduated from Rochester High School where she enjoyed participating in volleyball and basketball. Following graduation, she was employed at Lone Star Gas Company but her favorite occupation was as a bank teller. Wanda loved to visit with her family, friends and even strangers. She had a heart for stray animals and attempted to rescue as many as possible. Wanda loved to tend her flower beds, was an avid reader and Dallas Cowboys fan.
Wanda was preceeded in death by her parents James and Willie Tibbets; brothers Ambrose, Leslie and Donald; sister Leone Strickland.
She is survived by her loving husband Harley Gene; children Kevin Madina, Kami Scott, Brad Poteet and Steve Poteet; as well as eight grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, Oct. 2nd at 2 p.m. The event will be held at the Rochester Fire Department.