Ruth Warren Prather

Published 12:45 pm Monday, September 20, 2021

Graveside services for Mrs. Ruth Warren Prather will be on Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021, at New Prospect Baptist Church in Brookhaven, MS, at 11 a.m. Bro. Rich Balkcom will be officiating the services with Brookhaven Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the graveside on Wednesday morning.

Mrs. Prather, 88, of Brookhaven, MS, passed from this life on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, at Diversicare Nursing Home in Brookhaven, MS. She was born on Sept. 8, 1933, in Brookhaven, MS, to Olian Britt and Lila Jane Smith Britt. She was a member of Southway Baptist Church. Ruth worked for many years for Dr. Brown and Dr. Crawford at their clinic and she also worked at a nursing home for many years. She loved to crochet and gave most of it away. She also loved to cook and take the food to shut-ins and the sick.

Preceding her in death were her parents, Olian and Jane Britt; husbands, Earl Warren and Louie Prather; sister, Mary Lee May; and brother, J.C. Britt.

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Survivors are her sister, Shirley Sandifer; son, Carl Wayne Warren; and nieces and nephews and friends. She will be greatly missed.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Diversicare Nursing Home in Brookhaven, MS.

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