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OBIT: Thomas Earl Prichard

Thomas Earl Prichard

Thomas Earl Prichard, 76, of Alexandria, TN, passed away Saturday, October 26, 2019.

He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, and brother who cared deeply about his entire family and followed the teachings of Jesus Christ in all of his life’s work.

Mr. Prichard was born December 4, 1942, in Lebanon, TN. Son of the late Elmer Earl and Freda Rose Avant Prichard, he was married to Marlene Scott in 1964. A graduate of Liberty High School in 1960, he received an Associate’s Degree from Cumberland University and also attended MTSU. He was a devoted member of West Main Baptist Church in Alexandria, TN.

Mr. Prichard is survived by his wife, Marlene Scott Prichard of Alexandria, TN; daughter, Beth (John) Geer of Brentwood, TN; son, Scott (Megan) Prichard of Magnolia, TX; grandchildren, Fredric Alpert, Olivia Alpert, Tyler Prichard, and Morgan Prichard; two brothers: Charles (Brenda) Prichard of Brush Creek, TN and Mike (Kaye) Prichard of Alexandria, TN; sister, Kayla (Chuck) Youngquist of Lebanon, TN; aunt: Violet Davenport of Lebanon, TN; and many wonderful nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Mr. Prichard will be conducted on Tuesday, October 29th, at 1 pm at West Main Baptist Church in Alexandria, TN. Brother Dusty Disimone will be officiating. Interment will follow at the Hillview Cemetery in Alexandria, TN.

Visitation with the Prichard family will be at Avant Funeral Home in Alexandria, TN, on Monday October 28, 2019 from 5 pm until 8 pm. On Tuesday October 29, 2019 the Prichard family will receive friends at the West Main Baptist Church in Alexandria, TN from 11:30 am until the service starts at 1 pm.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to The West Main Baptist Church Kitchen Committee.