Obituary of Evelyn I. Pratt
Evelyn I. (Holliday) Pratt, 96 of Palmyra, passed away Tuesday evening, September 3, 2019, at her residence.
Evelyn was born February 9, 1923, in rural Carlinville, IL, a daughter of William C. and Ida Quarton Holliday. Evelyn married Lester M. Pratt on September 21, 1940 in Troy, MO. They lived most of their lives on the home farm. After Lester retired they moved to a home in Palmyra. Evelyn worked for the Secretary of State's office for 22 years, retiring in 1995. Her hobbies were sewing, reading, and working with her flowers. She was a life long member of the Palmyra Christian Church. She served in most all offices in the women's fellowship. Evelyn also taught Sunday School in her earlier years. She volunteered at Silver Strands and belonged to Terry Park Community Club where she served as a secretary and board member.
Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lester M. Pratt, as well as, two brothers, William and Melvin Holliday.
Visitation will be held on Friday, September 6, 2019, 9:00 to 11:00 am at Palmyra Christian Church, Palmyra, IL.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 11:00 am, Friday,September 6, 2019 at Palmyra Christian Church, Palmyra with Rev. Aaron Kelso.
Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery, Palmyra.
Evelyn is survived by two sons, Barry (Sandra) Pratt of Venice, FL, and Lanny Pratt of Virden, IL; two grandchildren, Kimra Pratt of Venice, FL, and Landon Pratt of Springfield, IL; two great grandsons Zane and Nikolas Pratt both of Venice, FL; sister, Sarah Lou Pembrook of Greenfield, IL; sister, Shirley Hunt of Fort Meyers, FL.
Memorials may be made to Silver Strands Macoupin County Animal Shelter.
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