October 21, 1919 - September 25, 2013
Helen G. Potts Obituary Helen G. Potts, 93, known to many as “Pottsy”, passed away Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at The Kingston Care Center in Sylvania, OH. Helen was born on October 21, 1919 to Jimmie Canzadie Payne and Joseph Potts in Mississippi but spent her adult life in Toledo, OH. Helen was the youngest of 6 children all who preceded her in death. At age 13, Helen and her family moved to Toledo, where Helen attended and graduated from Woodward High School. Following high school, Helen became a licensed beautician and worked at LaSalles in downtown Toledo. In partnership with her sister and best friend, Ozie Everett, they opened their own hair and nail salon, Charon Stylists, at Cricket West in Toledo. Helen and Ozie even traveled to New York City and were one of the first who studied under Vidal Sassoon. After a successful 32-year career, Helen retired and traveled extensively. Helen was an avid traveler and loved visiting the Caribbean islands, Hawaii, and Mexico. Preceding her in death were her parents, her brother (John Joseph), sisters (Lucille, Francis, Irene, and Ozie). Surviving her are her nephew Bill (Marsha) Everett, Vickie (Tim) Regueiro, Brenda Everett, and Sharon (Cheryl) Everett, along with many great and great great nieces and nephews. Her family wishes to express the excellent care she received from The Kingston Residence and Care Center of Sylvania. Whatever the nurses and staff receive is not nearly enough for the compassionate care they have provided over the years. On Saturday, September 28, 2013, visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at Ansberg-West Funeral Home, 3000 W. Sylvania Ave., with funeral services officiated by Pastor Bruce Snyder. Internment will follow at Toledo Memorial Gardens, Sylvania, OH. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the donors choice.
Helen G. Potts Obituary Helen G. Potts, 93, known to many as “Pottsy”, passed away Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at The Kingston Care Center in Sylvania, OH. Helen was born on October 21, 1919 to Jimmie Canzadie Payne and Joseph... View Obituary & Service Information
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