Beverly JoAnn Pritchard, age 72, of Centralia, Illinois, passed away at 8:41 P.M. on Saturday, January 25, 2020, at her home in Centralia, Illinois with her loving family by her side. She was born on June 28, 1947, in Gary, Indiana, the daughter of Mearl and Agnes (Caffen) Tincher. She married Larry Dean Pritchard on August 17, 1964 in Indiana and he survives her in Centralia, Illinois.
In addition to her loving husband of 55 years, Mrs. Pritchard is survived by her daughter, Tammy Applegate and husband Edward of Walnut Hill, Illinois; sons, Bryan Pritchard and special friend Kellen McMullin of Centralia, Illinois and Larry “Butch” Pritchard and wife LeAnn of Sandoval, Illinois; grandchildren, Zachary Applegate, Kristopher Applegate and wife Ashley, Briar Applegate and wife Emily, Ashlie Braddy and husband Cory, Lyndsee Witt and husband Terry, Dakotah Pritchard, Robert Harmon, Nick Harmon and Caitlyn Pritchard; 8 great-grandchildren; sisters, Vickie Herrera and husband David of Hobart, Indiana and Debbie Bolde and special friend Ed Wiltse of South Bend, Indiana and 3 nephews and 1 niece.
Mrs. Pritchard was preceded in death by her parents.
Mrs. Pritchard enjoyed bowling, shopping and creating crafts and decorations for weddings. She loved to travel a lot throughout her life. She was an avid fan of Elvis Presley and loved going to her son-in-law, Ed’s shows, who is a tribute artist to Elvis Presley. She cherished the time she spent with her family and friends.
Mrs. Pritchard was a bus monitor for West Bus Company in Centralia, Illinois for 10 years. She previously was a housekeeper for St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia, Illinois for 5 years, a manager at Queen Size Fashions in Centralia, Illinois for 6 years and a housewife and homemaker in her younger years. She has lived in Centralia, Illinois for 50 years.
In following Mrs. Pritchard’s wishes, there will be no visitation nor services. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested and will be received by the Moran Queen-Boggs Funeral Home. Cremation rites accorded by the Moran Queen-Boggs Funeral Home at 134 South Elm Street in Centralia, Illinois. Please view the online obituary, send condolences or share memories with Mrs. Pritchard’s family at www.moranfuneralhome.net or on the funeral home’s Facebook page.
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