Glenda Pratt

Glenda Pearl Pratt (Shank)

Monday April 14, 1924 - Friday May 22, 2020
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Glenda Pearl Shank Pratt, 96, of Pocahontas, Arkansas, passed away on Friday, May 22, 2020. Glenda was born on April 14, 1924, in Pocahontas, Arkansas, to Joseph Frank and Marion Edith Pease Shank.

Glenda was a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister, grandmother, great grandmother, great great grandmother, mother-in-law, aunt, cousin, neighbor, and friend. She was a long-time member of the First Free Will Baptist Church, in Pocahontas.

Glenda is preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Frank and Marion Edith Pease Shank; husband, Paul Ezra Pratt; daughter, Marion Pauletta Ward; brothers, Jack and Arvid Shank; son-in-law, Raymond Eugene Ward; and grandson, James David Heine.

Glenda is survived by two sons, Larry (Sharon) Pratt, of Godfrey, Illinois, and Mike (Judy) Pratt, of Columbia, Missouri; two daughters, Linda Young, of Bethalto, Illinois, and Kerri (Pete) Forsythe, of Moro, Illinois; grandchildren, Randy (Karin) Ward, Rhonda (Tim) Kincade, Robin (Jim) Porterfield, Beth (Bruce) Cleybergh, Justin (Faye) Pratt, Mike (Niki) Pratt, Jason (Stacy) Hatcher, Lisa Hatcher, Lindsay Turner, Nick Weishaupt, Haley (Matt) Stamper, and Casey (Craig) Starbuck; and many great and great great grandchildren.

Glenda’s funeral service will begin at 1:00 pm, on Sunday, May 24, 2020, in the chapel of the Fears Family Funeral Home, in Pocahontas, Arkansas; Nelson Henderson, officiating. Burial will follow in the Jarrett Cemetery, near Maynard. A private family visitation will be held immediately prior to Glenda’s funeral service.

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  • Service

    Sunday May 24, 2020 | 1:00pm
    Sunday May 24, 2020 1:00pm
    Fears Family Funeral Home
    2803 Hwy 67 S.
    POCAHONTAS, AR 72455
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    Nelson Henderson
  • Interment

    Jarrett Cemetery
    MAYNARD, AR 72444
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Posted at 10:50am
Deepest condolences and sympathies to the Pratt family during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
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Judie and Jill

Posted at 05:35pm
You are in our prayers. May God comfort you in His living arms. Love from Judie Stevenson and Jill Ezell (Aunt Pearl' nieces in CA).
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