Clara Rose Potts Newcomb

Clara Rose Potts Newcomb

October 17, 2022, 78, Goldsboro –

Clara Rose Potts Newcomb surrendered her earthly life willingly to heavenly spirits on Monday, October 17, 2022, with a taste of excitement.  She was surrounded by her loving and faithful family.  She was the third child of Edward and Lillian Potts of the Dudley community.

Clara was married to Harold D. Newcomb since September 27, 1959, or 62 years (09/27/1959-06/22/21).  Although they did not have children of their own, they enjoyed other children of family and friends.  Her education was high school and business college.  

A graveside service will be held Thursday at 2:00 P.M. in the Emmaus Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Jim Willoughby officiating. The family will receive friends following the service.

Clara is survived by two brothers, Leslie (Helen) Potts of Goldsboro, N.C., and Guy Potts of Raleigh, N.C.; a sister, Sarah Lynch of Seven Springs, N.C.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas Potts of Texas, and brother-in-law, Donald Lynch of Goldsboro, N.C.
The Dudley Community was forever home to her and she remained on family land her entire life.  She was active in Emmaus Baptist Church where her paternal grandparents were charter members. She served in various positions in the church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to
Emmaus Baptist Church
700 Emmaus Church Rd.
Dudley, NC 28333

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home is serving the Newcomb family and online condolences may be directed to