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Geraldine "Jerry" Prater

June 1, 1925 June 24, 2018
Geraldine "Jerry" Prater
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Obituary for Geraldine "Jerry" Prater

Geraldine “Jerry” Prater, age 93, of Mt. Vernon, Missouri, passed away at 6:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 24, 2018, at her home. She was born June 1, 1925, in Webb City, Missouri, the daughter of Clem and Gladys (Bettis) Lundien.

Jerry was a 1943 graduate of the Webb City High School in Webb City, Missouri and was a home maker. She was a very active member of the First United Methodist Church, in Mt. Vernon, for 45 years and was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

On August 6, 1944, she married Deward Prater in Columbus, Kansas.

Jerry is survived by her husband of 73 years, Deward; two sons, Nick Prater and his wife, Connie and Terry Prater and his wife, Cindy; four grandchildren, Mike Prater and his wife, April, John Prater and his wife, Lori, Jeremy Prater and his wife, Jamie and Erin Shuster and her husband, Matt. Also special in her life were great-grandchildren, Jacob, Jeffrey and Jenna Shuster, Josh (Savanah), Kyle, Makenna, Ryan, Jase, Jax, Mia and Anya Prater; step-grandson, Mike Lanning and his family, Kim, Addison and Vivian; one sister, Nancy Hilton and one brother, Larry Lundien and his wife, Melba.

Her parents, Clem and Gladys, and her brother-in-law, Jack Hilton, preceded her in death.

A funeral service, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, in Mt. Vernon will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, June 29, 2018, at the First United Methodist Church, in Mt. Vernon. Burial will follow at the Shiloh Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9:30-10:00 a.m. on Friday, at the church.

Memorial donations may be made payable to the First United Methodist Church or the John Taylor Senior Center, in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be shared at this website.


Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

29

Jun

9:30 AM 6/29/2018 9:30:00 AM - 10:00 AM 6/29/2018 10:00:00 AM
First United Methodist Church

621 W. Sloan St.
Mt. Vernon, MO. 65712

First United Methodist Church
621 W. Sloan St. Mt. Vernon 65712 MO.
United States

Funeral Service

Friday

29

Jun

10:00 AM 6/29/2018 10:00:00 AM
First United Methodist Church

621 W. Sloan St.
Mt. Vernon, MO. 65712

First United Methodist Church
621 W. Sloan St. Mt. Vernon 65712 MO.
United States

Burial

Friday

29

Jun

11:30 AM 6/29/2018 11:30:00 AM
Shiloh Cemetery

Shiloh Cemetery, Miller, MO.
Miller, Missouri 65707

Shiloh Cemetery
Shiloh Cemetery, Miller, MO. Miller 65707 Missouri
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Shiloh Cemetery Final Resting Place

Shiloh Cemetery, Miller, MO.
Miller, Missouri 65707

Shiloh Cemetery, Miller, MO. Miller 65707 Missouri
United States

Memorial Contribution

First United Methodist Church

Mt. Vernon , MO.
Memorial donations may be made payable to the First United Methodist Church, in care of the funeral home.

John Taylor Senior Center

Mt. Vernon, Missouri
Memorial donations may be made payable to the John Taylor Senior Center, in care of the funeral home.
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