Grace Inez Pritchett
Submitted by: Patricia Farr Ryan (daughter)
To: Marion County Journal
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Monday
July 12, 2010

Grace Inez Pritchett Farr

Grace Inez Pritchett Farr, 93, died July 12, 2010.

Born in 1916 in Hodges, Alabama, Grace Farr grew up there and attended Wiginton School, graduating from Hackleburg High School in 1938.  She was Valedictorian of her ninth grade class and senior class historian at Hackleburg High.

Mrs. Farr lived in Russellville for a number of years after high school where she worked at V. J. Elmore's Store, and where she met and married James "Buddy" Farr in 1952.  She later moved to Hamilton and was a resident of Hamilton for 50 years.  She was an Avon representative for 23 years.  She won numerous sales awards during her career.  She was also a Tupperware dealer for a number of years.

Mrs. Farr was a dedicated member of the Hamilton Church of Christ from 1966 until her death.  She enjoyed gardening, quilting and volunteered as a Grey Lady at the Hamilton Hospital and nursing home for many years.  She was active in the Hamilton Home Demonstration Club for 30 years.

In recent years she was a resident of Consult American of Carbon Hill and Birmingham Nursing and Rehab.

Mrs. Farr was preceded in death by her mother, Elsie Lois Vickery Pritchett, and father, Sterling Thornton Pritchett, sisters: Lucille Baker, Cornelia West, Flara V. Webb, brothers: L.D. Pritchett, W.T. Pritchett, Thomas Pritchett, J.C. Pritchett.  She is survived by her daughter Patricia F. Ryan and son-in-law David Ryan (Birmingham); sister Luna Hudson (Jasper), and brothers Eugene Pritchett, Sterling Pritchett (Forestdale), and R.C. Pritchett (Cahaba Heights); as well as a host of nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 14, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at the Hamilton Church of Christ, with funeral service following.  Burial will be at Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery, Hodges, Alabama.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Hamilton Church of Christ ministries or library, or Hamilton Public Library.

Hamilton Funeral Home directing, 518 Bexar Ave. East, P.O. Box 274, Hamilton, AL. 205-921-3197 - Fax: 205-921-3790.
Hackleburg Funeral Home - P.O. Box 169, Hackleburg, AL. 35564 - 205-935-3854 - Fax: 205-921-3790.

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Monday
July 12, 2010

Ms. Grace Pritchett Farr

     Grace Pritchett Farr, age 93, of Hamilton, Alabama, passed away Monday, July 12, 2010.

Visitation, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 14, 2010, at Hamilton Church of Christ.  Funeral service, 1:00 p.m., Wednesday following visitation at the church.  Burial in Mt. Olive Cemetery.

Editor's Note: Although she had been retired for several years, Grace was well known around Hamilton and will be fondly remembered by many of us as the "Avon Lady".

Hamilton Funeral Home directing, 518 Bexar Ave. East, P.O. Box 274, Hamilton, AL. 205-921-3197 - Fax: 205-921-3790.
Hackleburg Funeral Home - P.O. Box 169, Hackleburg, AL. 35564 - 205-935-3854 - Fax: 205-921-3790.

Copyright 2010:  www.49countynews.net

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