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Gladys Esther Lancaster Prather

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Gladys Esther Lancaster Prather, 91, of Dugger and formerly of Martinsville, passed away at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008 at the Breckenridge Nursing and Rehab in Sullivan.

She was born in Indianapolis on Oct. 18, 1917, she was the daughter Chester Platt and Martha Jane Harshey Platt.

She was a member of the Mt. Zion Church in Martinsville, attended Faith Community Church in Dugger, was a retired beautician,retired from 3D store in Linton, and owned and operated Main St. Pizza and AlA's Bait Shop in Dugger.

Survivors include one sister; Thelma Wilson of Carmel,a step son Bob Prather of Seymour, seven grandchildren; Beth Moon, Kent Lancaster, Billy Snead, Kelly Hayes, Rochelle Carty, John Lancaster, and Dreama Lancaster, 11 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents; also her husband, Robert Prather; two sons, Phil Lancaster and John Lancaster; one daughter, Susie Sweeten; three brothers, Paul Platt, Chet Platt Jr., Brenton DeMoss; and one grandson, Mike Lancaster.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Newkirk's Funeral Home in Dugger with Pastor John Lancaster officiating.

Interment will be in the Dugger Cemetery.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral home.