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Obituaries » Roycana Lett

Roycana Polly Thomas Potter Lett, 84, of Warrenton, died Monday, December 3, 2018, at her home.

She was born in Sugar Grove, Ill., on April 29, 1934, to the late Abner and Helen (Boardman) Thomas.

In a career that spanned 30 years, Mrs. Potter held various positions in education, as a pre-school teacher and a teacher’s aide and as a tutor to children in special education classes in Fairfax County Public Schools.

She was a member of the Asaph Ensemble, part of the Christian Performing Arts Fellowship when it sang at the Bolshoi in Moscow in 1993. She was active in Pioneer Girls and choir at Grace Presbyterian Church in Vienna. Since moving to Fauquier County, she was a member of Dayspring Presbyterian Church and then of Covenant Reformed Baptist Church.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Donald Harley Potter.  

She is survived by her second husband of four years, Raymond D. Lett, of Springfield, Ill.; her four children, Rebekah Ann Parks of Carney’s Point, N.J., married to Kevin L. Parks, Eric Abner Potter of Grove City, Pa., married to Sarah C. Potter, Deborah Jane Rezadoost of Locust Grove, married to Mir H. Rezadoost, and Grace Marie David of Annapolis, Md., married to Lance A. David; a sister, Virginia Swanson of Yorkville, Ill., and 12 beloved grandchildren, Esther, Abby, Jonathan, Justin, Sam, Miriam, Roya, Will, Anna, Karis, Olivia and Emily.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, December 11, at Moser Funeral Home in Warrenton. The funeral will take place at 10 a.m. Wednesday, December 12, at Covenant Reformed Baptist Church, Warrenton, with Pastor Steve Clevenger officiating. 
Interment will take place at Quantico National Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Capital Caring (, Pancreatic Cancer Action Network ( or the National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation (

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