Wednesday, September 12, 2018 • Vol. 141, No. 15

Dixie Prather

Dixie PratherDixie L. Prather, 68, of Camden died at 9:41 p.m. Aug. 12, 2018, at Culbertson Memorial Hospital in Rushville.

She was born May 10, 1950, in Coshocton, Ohio, a daughter of Ernest and Orpha Dunmire Wilson. She married Larry Prather on April 17, 1970, in Mount Sterling. He survives.

Also surviving are one son, David Prather (and Danielle Agans) of Camden; one sister, Grace “Tootie”; one grandson, Nic Agans; two granddaughters, Shelby Lung and Taylor Lung; and two great-grandchildren, Dawsen and Sydnee.

She was preceded in death by her parents; stepfather, Roy Tweedt; one daughter, Tami Prather; and one sister, Jan “Sis”.

She graduated from Brown County High School with the Class of 1968. She then attended nursing school at Blessing Hospital in Quincy. She first worked at the Tastee Treat in Mount Sterling, and ran the pool hall in Camden. She later worked at Roger’s Bakery in Rushville. For over 23 years, she worked as a receptionist for Dr. Russell R. Dohner, retiring in 2008 due to ill health.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the Wood Funeral Home in Rushville with Pastor Dan Wise officiating. Burial will follow in the Palm Cemetery, west of Rushville. Visitation will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home in Rushville.

Memorials may be made to Hope Blooms or the Schuyler County Humane Society.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 8/15/2018

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