Helen Laveral Pratt

Monday, December 11, 2017

Helen Laveral Pratt, 91, of Rector, Ark., passed away December 8, 2017, at the Arkansas Methodist Medical Center, Paragould, Ark. She was born July 28, 1926, to Leroy and Veda (Shelton) in Greene County, Ark.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her sisters, Loretta Walls and Bonnie Potter; her brother, Van Vowell; and Willie Pratt, the father of her children.

She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Pat Pratt of Marmaduke, Ark.; two daughters and son-in-law’s, Gerrie and Bill Barclay of Florissant, Mo. and Debbie and Richard Gossett of Paragould; five grandchildren, Jeff Ferguson, Kevin Pratt, Leisa Carpenter, Andrea Stockert and Michael Gossett; nine great-grandchildren; her sisters, Faye Reese of Neighbors Corner and Sharon Fielder of Marmaduke; and a host of other family members and friends.

Visitation was held beginning at noon on Sunday, Dec. 10, at the First Baptist Church in Marmaduke. Funeral servivce followed at 2 p.m. with Bro. Kim Bridges in charge of the services. Interment was in the Woodland Heights Cemetery, Rector.

Those who wish may sign the online condolence book at www.irbyfuneralhome.com