Linda Pratt departed this life on October 24, 2021, at St. John’s Hospital, Springfield, Illinois.
She was born on June 16, 1957, to Dorothy Maxine Barger and William N. Pratt.
Linda gave her life to Christ and was baptized at the tender age of 12 at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Springfield, by Rev. Dr. Richard B. Maye.
Ms. Pratt retired from Honeywell (Hobbs) after 34 years of service as a master assembler and instructor.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brother; Gregory Pratt.
She leaves to cherish her memory, her only child and pride and joy, Brittany N. Grant. Sisters: Pamela D. Barger Stowe, Springfield, IL; Tiffany (Roland) Allen, Speedway, IN, and Jacqueline West, Baltimore, MD and Deborah Pratt, Durham, NC. Brothers: Raymond Ballard (Beverly), Dallas, TX; Todd Ballard (Phyllis), Champaign, IL; Michael Ballard, Ferguson, MO; William Pratt III and Harold Pratt both of Durham NC. Special sisters: Joyce Moore, Atlanta, GA and Janet Walker Bradley, Phoenix, AZ; Nieces: Tracy (Antonio) Dean, Springfield, IL; Grace Allen, Indianapolis, IN. Nephews: Brian P. Jones Sr., Springfield, IL; Marc McWilliams, Las Vegas, NV, Zachary Allen, Gary, IN. and Joseph Alexander Jr., Baltimore, MD. Special friends aka “The Girls”: Pat Green, Gloria Holman, Kathy Stemmons, Glenda Holman and Marla English and a host of cousins, friends and of course, NinNin’s babies.
We cherish our memories and console ourselves knowing she is at peace.
Funeral Services Monday November 1, 2021
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church
908 South Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.
Rev. Dr. William D. Rosser Officiating
Oak Ridge Cemetery
CDC guidelines will be followed
FACE MASKS ARE REQUIRED PLEASE