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Marcia Potts
Mercer Funeral Home in Holton
Mayetta, KS

Marcia Faye Potts, 77, of Mayetta, KS, passed away Saturday, December 30, 2023 at her home with her family by her side. She was born February 1, 1946 in Holton, KS, the daughter of George Afton and Beatrice Faye (Cashman) Couch.

Marcia attended high school at Great Bend High School. She was a caretaker, florist and worked in construction management. Marcia, her husband, Vernon and her family built the Potawatomi Pentecostal Church on their property and she was the Pastor for her church for over 20 years. She also enjoyed gardening.

Marcia married Vernon Potts on July 15, 1965 in Miami, OK. Vernon preceded her in death on April 15, 2004 after over 38 years of marriage. She was also preceded in death by her parents, George and Beatrice Couch; son, Clint Potts; sister, Diana Marie Lamb and brother, Steven Couch.

Survivors include 2 daughters, Verna Potts and Jona Rupnicki (John, Sr.) both of Mayetta, KS; 3 brothers, David Couch of Hawaii, Warren Couch of Missouri and Darrel Couch of Mayetta, KS; 6 grandchildren, Nolan, Taylor Faye, Kaylyn, Charon, Triton and Doran and 5 great-grandchildren, Afton, Kayson, Evolette, Serenity and Dash.

Funeral Service will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, January 5, 2024 at the Potawatomi Pentecostal Church (on the homeplace). Burial will follow at the Potawatomi Pentecostal Cemetery. Family will greet friends from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Thursday evening at the Mercer Funeral Home in Holton. Memorials may be given to the Potawatomi Pentecostal Church and Cemetery c/o Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 270, Holton, KS 66436. To leave a special message for the family, please visit