Dewie James Prichard, 94, a resident of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, July 26, 2015, in a local hospital. He retired after 25 years of service at Whirlpool Corporation. He was a member and deacon of Washington Avenue Baptist Church and of the Gideons International.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Juanita Elizabeth Lowe Prichard; parents, Willie and Abbey Cavitt Prichard; and two brothers, Willie and Buddy Prichard.
He is survived by three children, Frank Prichard (Julie), Rebecca Tudor (Roger), and Brenda Gibson, all of Cleveland; three grandchildren, Shane Newman (Leslie), Angie Moore, and Tiffany Hall (Brian), all of Cleveland; five great grandchildren, Amanda Moore, Nathaniel Newman, William Newman, Corey Newman, and Skylar Hall, all of Cleveland; two great-great grandchildren, Jakia Moore and Jonathan Young of Cleveland; one brother, Spence Prichard and wife, Nina of Cleveland; two sisters, Betty Johnson (Lloyd) of Englewood, TN and Ruth Widner (Gaddis) of Corbin, KY; and also several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with Herb Conley officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens with the deacons of Washington Avenue Baptist Church serving as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at the funeral home.
4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at the funeral home.
11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home