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Jennifer Brooke (Poteat) Dorland

April 21, 1983 ~ September 28, 2017 (age 34)

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Jennifer Poteat Dorland, age 34, of Marion, passed away at her home on Thursday, September 28, 2017 following several years of declining health.  She was born in Rutherfordton on April 21, 1983 to Scott Poteat and Myra Stott McCabe.  Before becoming too ill to work she was employed at Marion Credit Company.  Jennifer was an attractive and very smart young lady with a quick wit, attributes that won her many friends.  She had a fun-loving nature and enjoyed the simple things in life such as fishing, a pastime she spent many a day pursuing.  Jennifer attended Nebo Crossing Church.


Saddened by the loss of Jennifer are her father, Scott Poteat and his wife Diane Mullins Poteat of the home, her mother; Myra Stott McCabe and her husband Jeff of Mechanicsburg, PA; three children, Austin Fussell of Florida and Ciara Michelle and Kaley Brooke Dorland, both of the home; two brothers, Christopher Scott Poteat of Marion and Dillon Scott Poteat of the home; a sister, Stacy Nichole P. Johnson of Morganton; and her maternal grandfather, Earl Stott of Union Mills.


A service in celebration of her life will be held on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Nebo Crossing Church with Pastor Bob Ritter officiating.  Memorials may be made to Hospice of McDowell County at 575 Airport Road, Marion, NC 28752.  Westmoreland Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.  An online register is available at www.westmorelandfuneralhome.com.

 Service Information

Celebration of Life
October 8, 2017

2:00 PM
Nebo Crossing
963 Harmony Grove Road
Nebo, North Carolina 28761

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