Wanda Priest Pritchard, 70, a resident of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2012, in a local hospital.
She was a member of Old Pathway Baptist Church. She was employed with M&M Mars for three years.
She was the daughter of the late George Priest and Stella Scoggins Priest. She was also preceded in death by her three sons: Ricky Pritchard, Mark Pritchard and Ronald Pritchard; two brothers, George Priest and Jesse Priest; and two sisters: Helen Phillips and Lois Ingle.
She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Roy Pritchard Jr. of Cleveland; two children, Bobbie Sue Beckman of Enterprise, Ala., and Roy Lee Pritchard III of Cleveland; five grandchildren: Christine Richard of Denver, Mark Beckman of Enterprise, Ala., Roy Lee Pritchard IV of Cleveland, Amanda Northrup of Cleveland and Aron Pritchard of Cleveland; and one sister, Bobbie Sue Payne of Cleveland.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 19, 2012, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with the Revs. Harold Cooper, William Curtis and Ray Cooper officiating.
Interment will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, May 21, 2012, at Chattanooga National Cemetery with a white dove release ceremony concluding the service.
Pallbearers will be Aron Pritchard, Lee Pritchard, Mark Beckman, Bobby Northrup, Jerry Beavers, and Elijah Phillips. Honorary pallbearers will be Robert Pritchard and Jeremiah Pritchard.
Her family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
You are invited to send a message of condolence and view the Pritchard family guestbook at www.ralphbuckner.com.