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Alma Louise Bivins Pritchard

LAWNDALE — Mrs. Alma Louise Bivins Pritchard, 89, of 117 Garver St., died Tuesday, June 25, 2002, at White Oak Manor. 

Born Feb. 3, 1913, in Cleveland County, she was a daughter of the late Perk and Nora Cook Bivins. She retired from Cleveland Mills with more than 50 years of service. She was a member of Lawndale Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Loy Russell Pritchard; a son, Carroll R. Pritchard; three brothers, Cletus, Carl and Veles Bivins; and three sisters, Nettie Earls, Jettie Jones and Maudie Newton. 

She is survived by a daughter-in-law, Carolyn Pritchard of Lawndale; three sisters, Effie Self of Shelby, Macie Brackett of Lawndale and Ethel Costner of Morganton; two grandsons and their wives, Charles and Toni Pritchard of Leesville, La., and Gary and Violet Pritchard of Lawndale; a great-grandson, Fred Pritchard; and also by Beth McCoy, whom she loved as a daughter. 

The funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Stamey Funeral Home with the Rev. Paul Williams officiating. 

Burial will be in New Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery