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Lena Pritchett

Tuesday, December 9, 2003

EAST PRAIRIE - Lena Eugenia Day Pritchett, 95, died at 1:25 a.m. Dec. 8, 2003, at the East Prairie Nursing Center.

Born Sept. 7, 1908, in New Madrid County, daughter of the late John and Rhoda Lee Cooper Day, she lived in the Yellow Dog community of New Madrid County near East Prairie most of her life.

On Jan. 21, 1927, she married Harley Pritchett who preceded her in death on Nov. 6, 1978.

Survivors include: two sons, Flint Menard Pritchett of St. Louis and H.E. "Jack" Pritchett of Matthews; one daughter, Henrietta Hubbard of East Prairie; one brother, Charlie Day of Sikeston; two grandchildren, Donna Thurman and Stan Hubbard of East Prairie; and six great-grandchildren, Shane Thurman, Josh Thurman, Kaleb Thurman, Talia Thurman, Jessica Hubbard and Bryan Hubbard of East Prairie.

Also preceding her in death were one stepson, Merton Leon Pritchett; one great-granddaughter, Tara Don Lee Thurman; and seven brothers and one sister.

Visitation begins at 5 p.m. today at Shelby Funeral Home, where services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday with Berl Britt officiating.

Burial will follow in the Dogwood Cemetery near East Prairie.

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