Hildreth Prather

Hildreth PratherHildreth LeIsle Prather, 91, of Huntsville died at 12:30 p.m. Jan. 30, 2018, at Heritage Health Facility in Mount Sterling.

She was born July 19, 1926, in Schuyler County, a daughter of Frank and Hildreth Juett Yates. She married Clifford Eugene “Gene” Prather on Dec. 18, 1954, in Rushville. He preceded her in death on April 7, 2016.

She also was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Tami Prather; and one brother, LaVern “Dub” Yates.

Surviving are four sons, Larry (and Dixie) Prather of Camden, Rick (and Sandy) Prather of Rushville and Mike Prather and Roger (and Lisa) Prather, both of Mount Sterling; 14 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

She and Gene were lifelong farmers. She was a member of Houston United Methodist Church and attended Camden United Methodist Church.

During the Vietnam War, she regularly corresponded with Schuyler County area service men.

Funeral services were held Saturday at the Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville with Mr. David Haney officiating. Burial followed in the Palm Cemetery west of Rushville.

Memorials may be made to Camden United Methodist Church.

Condolences may be sent to www.worthingtonfh.com.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 2/7/2018


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