Frankie Marie Pritchett

Published 11:31am Thursday, November 14, 2013

Frankie Marie Pritchett, age 77, of Wetumpka, passed away at her residence on Nov.4, 2013.

She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Melvin Pritchett. She is also survived by her daughter, Dianna L. Brown; her sons, Melvin Ray Pritchett, Franke Lee Pritchett, Bervel Keven Pritchett, and Virgil Leslie Pritchett; her sisters, Joyce Rust and Grace Jones; her brother Johnny Short; and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Elroy Short; her sister, Betty Short; and her parents, Frank T. and Dovie Lemons Short.

Mrs. Pritchett was raised in a religious home and was a born again Christian. She enjoyed sewing, knitting and crocheting. In 1953, she won a beauty pageant in Cypress, Calif.

There was a graveside service for Mrs. Pritchett on Nov. 7 at 2 p.m. at the Alabama National Cemetery in Montevallo, Alabama.

Service was officiated by Rev. Winston Brooks.

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Hospice Services of Montgomery and the American Cancer Society.

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