Walter Leon “Dub” Prather

Published 5:00 am Thursday, September 25, 2003

Services for Walter Leon “Dub” Prather of Brookhaven are 2 p.m.,Thursday, Sept. 25, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel with burialin Ruth Cemetery.

Mr. Prather, 70, died Sept. 23, 2003, at his residence. He wasborn in Hazlehurst on May 28, 1933, to Walter Alonzo Prather andAnalo White Prather.

He was a retired dairyman, and a member of Apostolics ofBrookhaven.

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Preceding him in death were his parents; five sisters, Bonnie,Agnes, Georgia, Betty and Yvonne; and one brother, TommyPrather.

Survivors are his wife, Grace Virginia Boswell Prather ofBrookhaven; his daughters, Kathy McGuffie of Brookhaven, andVirginia Rohr of Two Rivers, Wis.; his sons, Daniel Prather, JanRay Prather and Raford Prather, all of Brookhaven, and MatthewPrather of Starkville; his daughters-in-law, Loretta, Cindy, Kimand Tammy; his sons-in-law, Danny and Wally; his sisters, VeraWalker and Lenora Rials, both of Bogue Chitto; his brothers, AltonPrather and Kenneth Prather, both of North Carolina, CarrollPrather and Hugh V. Prather, both of Brookhaven, and David Pratherof McComb; 16 grandchildren; and a number of nieces andnephews.

Pallbearers will be Bo Dunaway, Kenneth Durr, James Hall, JoshPrather, Scotty Prather, Don Townsend and Dusty Prather.