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Waddell (Manus) Prater

June 9, 1931 ~ September 6, 2021 (age 90)


Waddell Manus Prater, 90, passed away Monday, September 6, 2021 at her home in Woodbury.  She was a native of Cannon Co.

She is survived by her daughter, Lisa Mathis of Murfreesboro; granddaughters, Jessica Means of Woodbury, Hollie (Steven) Bobinski of Thompson Station and Britany (John) Dodd of Gassaway; great grandchildren, Kailee, Thomas and Daniel Means, Landon, Trinitie and Tryleigh York, Creed Bobinski, Marshall Smithson, Leighanne, Caitlin and JonMathew Dodd; 4 nieces and 1 nephew also survive.

Ms. Prater was preceded in death by parents, John Dillard and Willie Mae Wallace Manus; her husband, John L. Prater and her 5 siblings. 

A member of the Leoni Church of Christ, Ms. Waddell was a seamstress with Colonial corporation and she owned a drapery business along with her mother where they sewed many drapes for peoples homes and for area churches.  She enjoyed reading and she had an immense love for the Lord and her family. 

Graveside Services will be 11:00 AM Friday, September 10, 2021 at Leoni Cemetery with Bro. Garland Robinson and Bro. Brian Pitts officiating.  Visitation with the family will be from 5 PM until 8 PM Thursday, September 9, 2021.
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September 9, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Graveside Service
September 10, 2021

11:00 AM

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