Lena Pritchett

Wednesday, December 10, 2003

EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Lena Eugenia Pritchett, 95, of East Prairie died Monday, Dec. 8, 2003, at East Prairie Nursing Center.

She was born Sept. 7, 1908, in New Madrid County, daughter of John and Rhoda Lee Cooper Day. She and Harley Pritchett were married Jan. 21, 1927. He died Nov. 6, 1978.

Survivors include two sons, Flint Pritchett of St. Louis, H.E. "Jack" Pritchett of Matthews, Mo.; a daughter, Henrietta Hubbard of East Prairie; a brother, Charlie Day of Sikeston, Mo.; two grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a great-granddaughter, a stepson, seven brothers and a sister.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Shelby Funeral Home, with Burl Britt officiating. Burial will be in Dogwood Cemetery.