Deborah Dyches Potts - Barnwell

Deborah Dyches Potts, 61, passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at her home in Barnwell.

Debbie was born in Barnwell on March 29, 1956. She was the daughter of the late Gene Dyches and Margie Tuten. Debbie was a 1974 graduate of Barnwell High School. She was a dedicated mother and grandmother. She enjoyed working with children, reading, and shopping with her daughter. She was always looking for a way to make a positive impact in other’s lives, and always gave what she could to help others. She was a devout Christian woman, and avid member of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

She is survived by her daughter, Meagan (James) Chavis of Moncks Corner; her brother, Mike (Roz) Dyches of Barnwell; her sister, Jeanie (Bob) White of Barnwell; her grandchildren, Jayden Chavis, Eli Chavis, and Riley Chavis, a niece, Kearsten Hudson; a nephew, Jimmie Owens, and a host of aunts and uncles.

She was predeceased by her daughter, Kimberley Lynn Potts, and a nephew, Sean Michael Dyches.

A memorial service will be held at the Folk Funeral Home Chapel in Williston at 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 20, 2017. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 537 Long Point Rd., Suite 203,
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464 or the Alzheimer’s Association, 3223 Sunset Blvd, Suite 100, West Columbia, SC 29169.

Folk Funeral Home, Inc. and Crematory, Williston, is assisting the family with arrangements. Visit the online registry at