Funeral services for Mary Elizabeth (Polly) Warren Pritchett, 91, of Greenville will be at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 22, 2023 at Boone Funeral Home, Greenville. She died Saturday, February 18, 2023 at Magnolia Gardens in Greenville. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.
Polly was born on April 3, 1931 in Meridian, MS, the daughter of William Thomas Kenneth Warren and Mary Effie Kittrell Warren. She moved to Greenville at an early age and graduated from E. E. Bass High School in 1949. After graduation, on July 3, 1949 she married John E. Pritchett making their home in Greenville.
She retired from secretarial positions at Cooper Industries and the MS Levee Board. Polly was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and loyal friend. She was affectionately known to her grandchildren as “Mimi”. A very rewarding and special part of Polly’s life was in serving the Lord as church musician for over 65 years. She peacefully passed from this life into the arms of Jesus. Her faith never wavered, and she left a legacy of quiet faithfulness to the Lord. She was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church (formerly Second Baptist Church) for 22 years.
She is preceded in death by her parents, William Thomas Kenneth Warren and Mary Effie Kittrell Warren, her husband, John Edwin Pritchett, son, John Edwin Pritchett, Jr., daughter, Carol Ann Pritchett and son, Craig Warren Pritchett. She is survived by her sister, Patsy O’Brien of Mesa, AZ and grandchildren, Kelly Bankston and husband Jay of Bella Vista, AR, Katie Crawford and husband Gabe of Rogers, AR, Taylor Pritchett and wife Taylor of Richton, MS, Sarah Pritchett McFadden of Blytheville, AR and Mary Bess Pritchett of Brooklyn, NY and 7 great grandchildren, Camille Elizabeth Bankston, William Thomas Bankston, Mia Claire Crawford, Libby Cate Crawford, Donnie Edwin McFadden, Amelia June Pritchett, and Eleanor Elizabeth Pritchett.
There will be a visitation from 10:00-11:00 a.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.
“My flesh and heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever”. Psalm 73:26