John Earl Pritchett

Thursday, September 29, 2005

John Earl Pritchett, 72, of Lepanto died Thursday, Sept. 22, at Veterans Hospital in Memphis.

A retired cotton ginner, he was a Navy veteran of the Korean War and was a past post commander of American Legion Post 26 in Lepanto.

Survivors include two daughters, Jennifer Patterson of Maumelle and Julia Ryals of Mountain View; a son, Terry Pritchett of Lepanto; a sister, Delma Pritchett of Marked Tree; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents, W.E. and Gladys Pritchett.

Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24 at Potter Memorial Cemetery in Lepanto with Jonathan Teel officiating.

Pallbearers were Mike McCullar, Jackie Bryan, Paul Kennedy, Robert Stutts and Doc Nichols.