Jean B.G. Pritchard
Jean Beverly Gossage Pritchard, 82, of Hartfield, died February 19, 2014 at her home on Wilton Point. Mrs. Pritchard was born in Bogalusa, La., on October 8, 1932 and was preceded in death by her parents, Oliver Gossage and Lilly Steckling Gossage, as well as her brothers, Tex Gossage and Charles R. Gossage Sr.
She is survived by her husband, Dr. Hiram Tyre Pritchard Jr. of Hartfield; and one son, Christopher Noah Tyre Pritchard and wife, Kristen Oney Pritchard of Gloucester. She had one grandson, Henry Noah Pritchard; one identical twin sister, Joan Gossage of Richmond; nephews Charles R. Gossage Jr. and wife Pat of Summerfield, N.C., Timothy Gossage of Greensboro, N.C., and Ronald and wife Marsha Gossage; nieces, Sherri McGee and husband Garry of Kernersville, N.C., Gail Gossage of Southport, N.C., and Wanda (Dee) Hyatt and husband Leigh of Ronks, Pa.; great nieces and nephews, Charlie R. Gossage III, Zachary Gossage, Jennifer Gossage, Jesse Gossage, Amanda and Seth Peters, Dustin Gossage, Christopher and Julie Jones.
Throughout her life Jean was a very hard-working woman, faithful wife, loving mother and doting grandmother. A special thanks to her loving and highly competent caregivers, Pamela Bates and Darlene Rilee, as well as Riverside Hospice, who were all wonderful.
Funeral services will be held at Lower United Methodist Church, Hartfield, at 3 p.m. Saturday, February 22. There will be a visitation before the service at 2 p.m. at the church. Bristow-Faulkner Funeral Home, Saluda, is in charge of the arrangements.