June 4, 2013
Mary Elizabeth (Poore) Pratt passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at Tennova Hospice in Knoxville, TN. She was born April 5, 1932 to Lawrence and Alice (Mayes) Poore in Reliance, TN. She was of the Baptist faith and a member of Old Yellow Creek Baptist Church. She retired from Middlesboro Public Housing Authority. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Pratt; infant daughter, Lisa; and brothers: Rudolph (Rudy) Poore and William (Tunney) Poore.
She is survived by her daughter, Diane Pratt of Middlesboro; daughter and son-in-law, Becky and Randy Latiff of Knoxville, TN; beloved grandson, Noah Latiff; sister, Virginia Henderson of Sarasota, FL; aunt, Reba Thomas of Somerset, KY and many special nieces and nephews.
There will be no visitation. Private graveside services will be held Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at Yeary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to East TN Children’s Hospital, Knoxville, TN.
Shumate Funeral Home is entrusted with all arrangements.
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