Mrs. Artie Bell Hogue Prater “Memaw”

Mrs. Artie Bell Hogue Prater “Memaw”, age 92, of Sandersville, GA, died on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at Washington County Regional Medical Center in Sandersville.  Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 12 at 1 p.m. at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View, Tennessee. Burial will follow at Jackson’s Chapel Cemetery in Dickson Co., TN. The family will receive friends at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 12. 

Mrs. Prater was a native of Dickson, Tennessee, the daughter of the late Jessie Ellis Hogue and Gertie Gafford Hogue.  She was the wife of the late Herschel Odell Prater.  Mrs. Prater had lived in Washington County for many years and was a homemaker.  She attended White Oak Church.  She was preceded in death by a son, Jesse Herschel "Sonny" Prater, sister, Ione Hogue Osborne and brother, Jesse Ellis Hogue. 

Mrs. Prater is survived by two daughters, Lisa Prater Jones and her husband John of Sandersville and Joyce Prater Sullivan of Kissimmee Florida; son, Michael Dwight Prater of Davisboro; eleven grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; nine great great grandchildren; sister in law, Janice Hogue of Pleasant View; and nieces and nephew, Keith Hogue, Kaye Keller, Ann Jones, Wanda Clifton, Linda Cathey, and Reyna Jackson. 

The family will receive friends at May and Smith Funeral Home in Sandersville, GA on Friday from 5 until 7 p.m. 

AUSTIN & BELL FUNERAL HOME in Pleasant View is in charge of local arrangements. 6316 Highway 41A, Pleasant View, Tennessee 37146 (615) 746-4433 www.austinandbell.com

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