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Pritchett, Frances D.

Pritchett, Frances D.

August 1, 1944 — August 31, 2020

Frances DeAnn (Mellon) Pritchett, a devoted Christian, 76, of Lathrop, joined her Lord and Savior on August 31, 2020.

DeAnn was born August 1, 1944, in Kansas City, MO, the eldest of four daughters of James Mellon and Aletha (Moore) Mellon. DeAnn graduated from Lathrop High School in 1962. She was united in marriage to Roger Lay Pritchett on November 14, 1964, and they raised three sons, Jim, Patrick, and Matthew.

DeAnn was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Lathrop all her life, serving as Sunday School Superintendent, Vacation Bible School Coordinator, choir member and in many other capacities. She was also a member of the PEO Sisterhood. DeAnn’s career with the U.S. Postal Service at Lathrop spanned 41-plus years. She was also a substitute teacher, worked at Lathrop City Hall and served on the Cemetery Board.

Survivors include the love of her life for 55 years, Roger; sons, Jim Pritchett (Stephanie), Patrick Pritchett (Carrie) and Matthew Pritchett (Tori); grandchildren, Hannah, Joshua, Muluken, Loran, Dawit, Jessica, Ella, Benjamin, Daniel, Brayden, Chloe and Brianna; sisters, Susie Freece (Bill), Betty Moon (Alan) and Jane Mings (Tim); as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.

Visitation will begin at 10:00 am, followed by a service celebrating DeAnn’s life at 12 noon, on Saturday, September 5, at the First Baptist Church of Lathrop. Burial will follow at Lathrop Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the First Baptist Church General Fund.

Service Information

Visitation will begin at 10:00 am, followed by a service celebrating DeAnn’s life at 12 noon, on Saturday, September 5, at the First Baptist Church of Lathrop. Burial will follow at Lathrop Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the First Baptist Church General Fund.

Pritchett, Frances D.'s Guestbook

Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family and friends in the loss if Mrs. Pritchett. May God bless you all with strength, peace, and comfort in the difficult days ahead.

Martin and Georgia White

So very sorry for your loss. DeAnne was a very caring interesting person. Sending lots of love hugs and prayers your way.Let Go - Let God

Linda and Callie Stout

Roger am so sorry for your loss. You had many wonderful years with this lovely girl. Lots of many great memories to sustain you💐🌹🌺

Phyllis Stevens

We're very sorry to hear of the passing of DeAnn. Deepest condolences to her family, friends, and community. She will be remembered as a very sweet lady and missed by many! In sympathy, Dwight & Laura

Dwight & Laura Fly

She was very beautiful. Our prayers are with your family and we ask that the Lord guide you, with His peace and comfort, through the next few months as you adjust to life without her.

John and Kathee Vander Zanden

What a beautiful person, inside and out! We will miss you. God Bless!!

Loretta McCarter & Ken

I am so sorry for the loss of this lovely lady. She was always and inspiration to me and others. She always tried to take care of people. She was very Special!.. I will miss her too.

Jo Hawn

sending thoughts, prayers, and love

Janet Brennan

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