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1934 Effie 2021

Effie Pritchett

September 15, 1934 — September 10, 2021

Funeral services for Effie Sue Pritchett, age 86, of Emory, will be held at her residence at 11:30 a.m.  Interment to follow will be at Hillcrest Cemetery in Forney at 3:00 pm, Monday, September 13, 2021. Visitation will be held at Mrs. Pritchett’s home Saturday and Sunday from the hours of 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Mrs. Pritchett passed away on September 10, 2021 at her residence.

Sue was born in Forney, TX on her mother’s 41st birthday on October 15, 1934, the last of six children to Arviel and Effie (Ramey) Johnston. She graduated from Forney High School. Sue married her first and only love, Steve D. Pritchett on December 22, 1954. She dedicated her life to being Steve’s wife, friend, bookkeeper, secretary and his partner in every venture he undertook from business to ranching to real estate. Sue took great joy in her weekly gathering of friends to play cards and share fellowship.

She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Steve; son, Doug Pritchett and his wife, Joni; daughter, Deborah Everett and her husband, Arlie; grandchildren, Krystal Palyu and Marshall Everett and wife, Katie; great-granddaughter, Josephine Margaret Everett.

Sue was preceded in death by her parents, Arviel and Effie Johnston and her siblings, Otto Johnston, Ray Johnston, Louis Daley, Rob Roy Johnston and Dorothy Tidwell.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Saturday, September 11, 2021

10:00 - 5:00pm (Central time)

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Visitation

Sunday, September 12, 2021

10:00am - 5:00pm (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Monday, September 13, 2021

Starts at 11:30am (Central time)

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