November 22, 2017
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1119 Meade Ave. 786-7787
613 7th Street
Prosser, WA 99350
Justin Dean Poteet
February 6, 1990-November 10, 2017
Justin Dean Poteet, age 27 of Benton City, entered into rest on November 10, 2017 at Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland. 
He was born in Richland, Washington on Feb. 6, 1990 to Jerry and Robin (Bailey) Poteet. 
He was raised in Prosser and graduated from Prosser High School with the Class of 2008.  After graduation, he worked at the Grandview Safeway. 
Justin enjoyed snowboarding and skate boarding and was adventurous and fearless.  He was very amiable and a friend to anyone. 
He had a talent for welding and was one of the top three in his high school class. 
He was raised in the Friendship Baptist Church and accepted the Lord as his Savior.
Justin is survived by his mother, Robin Bailey of Benton City; step-parents, Carrie and Donn Meyers of Prosser; sister, Lolli Bailey of Prosser; brothers, Zachariah Bailey of Walla Walla and Forrest Marshall of Prosser; grandmother, VeElla Whitcomb of Lewiston, Idaho; aunts, Linda Gore of Prosser and Donna Candler of Lewiston; uncle, Todd Bailey of California; and the Poteet family of Grandview and Oklahoma. 
He was preceded in death by his father, Jerry Poteet; his grandfather, Ewel Bailey; and uncles, Ben Bailey and Mike Poteet.
Funeral services were held on Sat., Nov. 18, 2017 at Friendship Baptist Church in Prosser. 
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Barbara Jean (Koenig) Milton
March 13, 1929 November 12, 2017
Barbara Jean (Koenig) Milton passed away on Nov. 12, 2017. 
She was born in Clarkston, Wash., March 13, 1929, the daughter of Otto and Martha Koenig.  The family moved to Walla Walla, Washington in 1936 and Barbara attended school there.  In 1947, she went to work in the office at Fred Becker Motors in Walla Walla.  She began dating Jack Milton, a fellow worker at Becker Motors.  They were married Oct. 9, 1949 and remained married until Jack passed away in March of 2014. 
After Jack's service during the Korean War, they moved to Prosser where they both worked at Prosser Equipment Company.  In April of 1956, Jack and Barb joined her father in starting General Parts Supply.  Barb was the bookkeeper for the business until she and Jack sold it and retired in 1988.
Barb was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church in Prosser where she taught Sunday school and served on various women's groups.  She was a charter member of the Prosser Meridian Club and enjoyed bowling in the early years of living in Prosser as well as playing in a bridge club. 
She and Jack raised two sons, Curt and Jay, in Prosser.  She enjoyed camping with her family as well as spending time at their cabin at Rimrock Lake. 
She and Jack made several trips to the East Coast as well as a memorable trip to London with their sons in 2003.  She enjoyed reading, knitting, movies, putting jigsaw puzzles together and going for walks with Jack.
Their grandchildren brought her much enjoyment in her later years when she and Jack made trips to Seattle to see them.
Barbara was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.  She is survived by her two sons, Curt Milton and Jay Milton and his wife, Margaret Portelance, all of Seattle; granddaughter, Elspeth; and grandson, Jack.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Sat., Dec. 2, 2017 at the Covenant Presbyterian Church, 912 Yakima Avenue, in Prosser followed by a luncheon. 
Gifts in her memory should be made to Covenant Presbyterian Church in Prosser.  You may leave a message for the family at
Death Notices
Tamara Joyce Stone
Tamara Joyce Stone, age 55, entered into rest on November 19, 2017 at her home in Prosser.
She lived her entire live in Prosser and graduated from Prosser High School.  Tamara and Gary Stone were married on November 15, 1980.  She was a Customer Service Representative at Benton County PUD.
Tamara is survived by her husband, Gary and three sons, Joshua, Jeremiah and Zachariah.
A Time of Remembrance will be held from 11:00 to 1:00 PM on Saturday, November 25 at Prosser Funeral Home.  Following the visitation, there will be a Potluck, with the main course provided, at the Prosser Eagles.
On Nov. 16, at about 5:30, deputies from the Benton County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to an armed robbery at the "Just a Minute Mart" located at 712 9TH Street in Benton City, WA.