|Birth: ||Jun. 10, 1922|
|Death: ||Sep. 14, 2010|
A funeral Mass for Lynette Bush Pritchard, 88, is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010, at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception with the Very Rev. Anthony McLaughlin JCD officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery under the direction of Lloyd James Funeral Home.
Mrs. Pritchard passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010, in Eastland.
She was born on June 10, 1922, in Mabank to the late James Wesley and Jew-ell Daphne Bush. Lyn-ette was an only child and enjoyed the company of her friends and students of the Mabank schools. She graduated with honors from Mabank High School in 1939 and attended Southern Methodist University where she earned her master's degree in English. Lynette was voted president of Alpha Delta Pi social sorority and remained active with the alumnae association for many years thereafter.
On Sept. 9, 1944, Lynette married William R. Pritchard Sr. of Mobile, Ala., the original "Wing and a Prayer" warship pilot in World War II. Lynette was a lifelong member of Immaculate Conception Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William R. Pritchard Sr. and son, David Robert Pritchard.
She is survived by her seven children: sons, William R. Pritchard Jr., Dr. James Bush Pritchard, Thomas Ross Pritchard, Joseph Delaney Pritchard, John Patrick Pritchard, Michael Dean Pritchard, daughter, Mary Ann Pritchard Rice; and 12 grandchildren.
Rosary will be held at Lloyd James Funeral Home Friday, Sept. 17, at 6:30 p.m., with a visitation from 6 to 8 p.m.
Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on September 16, 2010
Rose Hill Cemetery
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Sep 16, 2010
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