Henry C. Prater Jr.

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  • "To Katherine,Polly and Greg I remember only the fun times..."
  • "Katherine, I am so sorry to hear about Clayton. My parents ..."
  • "My husband and I delivered Meals to Mr. and Mrs. Prater and..."
    - Toni McGrew
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    - Charlene Payne
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Henry Clayton Prater, Jr. born January 14, 1925 to Henry C. Prater and Maude McKelvey in Maryville, Tennessee, passed away May 7, 2013 in Conroe, Texas. A 45 year resident of Conroe, Clayton was an active member of the First United Methodist Church and worked for Delta Airlines for 40 years in public relations. He had a love for airplanes and flying after serving a brief period in the Federal Service of the U.S. Army. His other great love of his life was his high school sweetheart, Katherine Smith which he wed in August of 1949.

Clayton was preceded in death by his parents, Henry Prater, Maude McKelvey and his stepmother Eloise H. Prater. He is survived by his lovely wife, Katherine of 63 years of marriage and their two children Polly Noll and husband Bill and son Bryan, Tracy Prater and his wife Roberta, sister Lucy Brooks of Maryville, Tennessee and nephew Warren T. Smith and his wife Kimberly and their two children of North Carolina.

A memorial service will be held at the First United Methodist Church at 4308 West Davis in Conroe on Monday, May 13, 2013 at 2:00pm. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be directed to your .


Published on yourconroenews.com from May 10 to May 23, 2013
Arrangements under the direction of:
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