Thomas Edward Pritchard, Sr. age 80, died Wednesday, October 14, 2020, at North Mississippi Medical Center- Tupelo. Services will be held Saturday, October 17, 2020, at 2:00 PM at Memorial Gunter Peel 716 2nd Ave N. Chapel with Bro. Paul Barham officiating. Mr. Pritchard was born on Friday, May 17, 1940, in Choctaw County, MS to the late Samuel Michael and Ola Beatrice McBride Pritchard. He was a member of Woodlawn Church of Christ and a retired machinist at Omnova Solutions. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and retired from the Army National Guard. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his daughter, Gail Pritchard. Survivors include his wife, Louise Barham Pritchard Steens MS; daughters, Sheila Cantrell (Allen), Caledonia, MS, Janet Curry (Chris), Richmond Hill, GA, Wanda Harris, Columbus, MS and Donna Johnson (Tim), Hamilton, MS; son, Tommy Pritchard (Deborah), Reform, MS; sisters, Barbara Langford, Columbus, MS and Linda Pritchard, Conyers, GA; brothers, Wayne Pritchard, Mathiston, MS and James Larry Pritchard, Mathiston, MS; and a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Social distancing requirements will be implemented and masks are mandatory.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on October 16, 2020
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