LILBOURN -- Gloria Dean Tillman Pratcher, 52, died May 31, 2005, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.
Born June 6, 1952, in Jaywye, daughter of Mattie Johnson of Lilbourn and the late Tom Johnson, she attended Howardville High School and was employed by Missouri Delta Medical Center for over 23 years and was currently serving as a surgical technician. She was a member of New Jerusalem Ministries of Parma.
On June 8, 2003, she married Hubert Pratcher who survives of the home. In addition to her mother and husband, survivors include: two daughters, Shelia Johnson and Sharay Thomas of Cordova, Tenn.; five brothers, Johnny Johnson, Mathis Perry Johnson and Micheal Johnson of Lilbourn, Terry Lee Johnson of Jackson, Tenn., and Victor Johnson of Sikeston; four sisters, Margaret Marsh, Minerva Grissom and Janet Johnson of Lilbourn and Joyce Robinson of Malden; and two grandchildren.
Visitation is from 11 a.m. Saturday until time for services at noon at the First Baptist Church in Portageville. Floyd Wade of New Jerusalem Ministries will officiate.
Burial will follow in Simmons Cemetery at Catron.
Williams Funeral Home of Howardville is in charge of arrangements.