Myrtle E. Pratt, 86, of Weirton, passed away Tuesday, February 28, 2012 in the Weirton Medical Center. Born November 15, 1925 in Waynesburg, PA, she was the daughter of the late James and Myrtle Amos Williams. She was also preceded in death by her husband Orcie S. Pratt on January 21, 2006, daughter in law Janet Pratt in 2006 and sister Ethel Williams. In 1982, Myrtle retired from the Brooke County Schools where she served as a lunch room aide for Edgewood School. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Weirton, Methodist Women, Fidelity Bible Class and Rebekah Lodge. Mrs. Pratt is survived by her son James Stephen Pratt of Wintersville, OH; daughter Donna R. Barksdale and her husband Steve of St. Marys, WV and grandchildren Jamie Lynn Kuester, Justin Stephen Pratt (Melea), Andrew Donaldson Barksdale and Emily Jane Barksdale. Visitation will be held Thursday 6-8:30PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV, where funeral services will be celebrated 11 Friday. Pastor Chuck Jerman will officiate. Interment will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Weirton.

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  1. Donna, I am so sorry. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. I am so glad that you got to spend the past 2 weeks with her and I’m sure she loved that you were with her.

  2. Dear Donna & family: I want to share my condolences with you and your family….please know you are in my prayers during this time.

  3. Jim and Donna, My sympathies on the passing of your mother. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Seeing this brought back memories of our old neighborhood.

  4. Hi, Donna, I am thinking of you during this time. Would love to be able to attend the viewing tonight but we have a previously scheduled Title I parent/student activity at 6:00, so please accept my apologies and deepest condolences. Much love, Becky Griffith

  5. Donna and Jimmy so sorry to hear about your mother. I have fond memories of the time I spent at your house and how nice your mother and dad were to me while we were growing up.

  6. Jim and Donna my wife and I are sorry for your loss I have fond memories of spending time with your family when I was young when your mother used to come to visit Aunt Mary I would often visit her God bless and comfort you

  7. Donna & Jimmy….so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. You probably don’t remember me, but my parents were friends with your parents years ago..I can remember spending time at your house with my sisters (Sunny & Cindy) and brother (Tom). My parents are Lois & Larry Westover. They asked me to send their sympathies to you. Becky (Westover) Hebb

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