Anita Lorraine Ray Prichard, 50, of Dawsonville passed away Friday March 24, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a short illness.
A resident of Dawson County for almost 30 years, Anita was born in Lumpkin County to James Lee and Brindia Ray on October 22, 1966. She graduated from Lumpkin County High School and pursued her nursing degree earning her LPN license. Her love of children led her to dedicate her skills to neonatal and pediatric nursing throughout most of her career. Anita was a devoted Christian, loving mother, compassionate wife and thoughtful friend who enjoyed spending time with family, photography and camping. She is preceded in death by her father, James Lee Ray and brother, Mark Ray.
Surviving are her loving husband of twenty years, Timmy Dewayne Prichard; sons, Jonah Brinson, Jacob Prichard; daughter, Rebecca and Scott Kibbey; granddaughter, Brooklyn Kibbey; mother, Brindia Ray; mother-in-law, Deborah and Ron Schoen; father-in-law, Wayne and Judy Prichard; brothers, James Timothy Ray, Lucas and Celina Ray; brothers in law, Doug and Sandy Prichard, Wayne Prichard Jr.; sister-in-law, Candace Richards; a number of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held Monday March 27, 2017 at 2 o’clock at Bearden Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Lucas Ray will officiate. Interment will follow in the Philippi Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 3 PM until 8 PM.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to help offset final expenses.
Condolences may be expressed at www.beardenfuneralhome.com.
Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville, GA.