ELON - George Hughey Pritchett, 95, of 3243 N NC 87 passed away at his home Saturday, August 7, 2010. He was the husband of the late Sallie Roberta Wakefield Pritchett who passed away in 2007. He was born January 24, 1915 in Alamance County to the late Edgar Wills and Margaret Hughey Pritchett. A lifelong farmer George graduated from Altamahaw-Ossipee High School, was a charter member of Western Alamance Farmers club, a member of A-O Civitan Club, an avid setback player and a lover of nature and the outdoors. He was a very active member of Berea Christian Church and served many roles in the church including being lifelong Treasurer. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and brother who will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
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Survivors include his sons, Thomas W. Pritchett of Elon and Edgar H. Pritchett and his wife Bonnie of Elon; daughter, Lydia P. Brincefield and her husband Bill of Charlotte; special grandson, Kent T. Pritchett and wife Kevyn of Apex; grandchildren, Andy, Neal and Sallie Brincefield, Amy Willoughby, Mark Somers and Stephanie Pritchett-Jenkins; great grandchildren, Jonah, Julian, Evan, Abby, Emma, Kaitlyn, Cole, Heather, George and Lilly Rae; a brother James G. Pritchett and wife Peggy of Albany, GA.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday August 10, 2010 at Berea Christian Church by the Rev. Bland Leebrick, Jr. Interment will follow in Berea Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. Monday and at other times at the residence.
Memorials may be made to Berea Christian Church; 2848 Old NC 87, Elon, NC 27244 or Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Rd., Burlington, NC 27215.
You may sign the online register book at www.lowefuneralhome.com
Published in TheTimesNews.com from Aug. 8 to Aug. 9, 2010