Summer Leann Prestridge

Published 1:40 pm Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Memorial service for Summer Leann Prestridge will be 2 p.m., Friday, January 20, at New Hope Methodist Church.

Ms. Prestridge, 41, passed away January 13, 2023, at her residence in Wesson, MS. She was born in Delhi, LA, July 7, 1981, to Michael Clark Conn and Melanie Kay Porter Smith. She attended Copiah-Lincoln Community College and then Mississippi State University. Summer won “Ms. Wheelchair Mississippi” in 2018!

Summer knew the Lord Jesus as her Shepherd and she would radiate that truth to everyone she knew. Her radiant joy was contagious and her love for her Lord was obvious in the way she stood strong in the face of many obstacles.

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She will be remembered as a kind and loving mother and friend to many, leaving a legacy of strength to those who remain to cherish her memory.

She is preceded in death by her mother and stepfather, Brian Smith.

Summer is survived by her daughters, Lexi Grace Prestridge and Adalyn Claire Prestridge; her father; sisters, Krystal Conn and Kara Conn; grandmother, Magruda Spillers; aunts, Marva Lynn Britt, Mona Shedd, and Melissa Porter; goddaughter, Emery Britt; and cousin, Eddie Britt (Gina).

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider making donations towards her gofundme account. The donations will be used for Summer’s favorite charities and projects, such as Blaire E. Batson and Dance Scholarships. Please visit and search for Summer Prestridge.

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