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Betty Lee (Callahan) Poteat

August 5, 1931 ~ September 7, 2021 (age 90)


MOORESBORO - Betty Lee Callahan Poteat, 90, of Shelby went to be with her loving Savior on Tuesday, September 07, 2021 at her home. 

She was a member of Sandy Run Baptist Church. She had a passion for gardening, her family and the Atlanta Braves Baseball team. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Roland and Ada (Skinner) Callahan, numerous brothers and sisters and a son, Randy Padgett.

She is survived by a sister, Barbara Callahan Cross; daughter Jackie Oliver (Ernest); granddaughters, Tammy Whitaker (Douglas), Tosha Morrison (Landon), Kacie Martin (Jim) and Summer Richards; grandson, JJ Padgett (Brittany); great-grandchildren, Chandler Ort, Brayden Ort, Logan Morrison, Tucker Morrison, Wyatt Martin, Waylon Martin, Connor Padgett, Colton Padgett, Camden Wease and Blayden Wease; a loving friend and caregiver, Aimee Hendricks.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, NC 28150.

A Graveside Service will be held at 4:00 PM on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at Cleveland Memorial Park, 1225 Boiling Springs, NC 28017.

Arrangements entrusted to Robert Morgan Funeral and Cremation Service of Boiling Springs, NC. Memorial tributes may be made at

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Graveside Service
September 16, 2021

4:00 PM
Cleveland Memorial Park
1225 College Avenue
Boiling Springs, NC 28017


Cleveland County Hospice
951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby NC 28150
Tel: 1-704-487-4677

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