The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas


June 6, 2014

Violet Marie Prater

Services for Violet Marie Prater, 83, of Palestine, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 7, 2014 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints with Bishop Rick Jenson officiating. Burial will be held at 3 p.m. in Kelsey Cemetery in Gilmer. Arrangements are under the direction of Bailey & Foster.

Mrs. Prater died Thursday at her residence.

She was born Dec. 12, 1930 in Corsicana to Aaron Matthew and Mary Marie Vaughn Lane.

Mrs. Prater was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Mrs. Prater was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Marion Prater, in 2002; a sister, Maurine Fread; and brother, Edward Lane.

She is survived by her daughters, Ann Marie Talbert and husband J.B. Jr., and Mary Hardy, both of Palestine; sons, Marion Joseph Prater and wife Alice of California, and Allan Prater and wife Lorinda of Palestine; a brother, Victor Lane and wife Mary Wanda of Corsicana; 12 grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.

Condolence calls will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 6, 2014, at Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.

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