Virginia (Cortese) Poteete

March 27, 1951 ~ October 31, 2021 (age 70)


Mrs. Virginia Cortese Poteete, 70, passed away Sunday, October 31, 2021, at her home.  Mrs. Poteete was a communicant at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church and a retired schoolteacher for 43 years at St Ann's Catholic School in Bartlett, Caldwell Elementary, and finishing her career at Downtown Elementary.  She leaves her husband of 48 years, Jimmy Poteete; sons Jim (fiance' Aron) of Atlanta and Tony (fiance' Haley) of Atoka; grandchildren Thomas, Willow, and Emma; mother Virginia Beasley Cortese of Memphis; sister Toni Gigi of Huntington, WV; niece Tammy Gigi of Huntington, WV; nephew Don (Darian) Gigi; and great-nephew Keegan Gigi of Canal Fulton, OH.

Funeral Mass will be said 11AM Saturday, November 6, at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church.  Friends will gather in the Family Life Center following the service.  The family asks that, in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to West Cancer Clinic.


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