Wanda Jo Prather, age 72, of Filter Plant Road, Summerville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, October 22, 2020, in a Rome hospital.
A native of Chattooga County, she was born to the late John and Sara Martin Blackwell on Jan. 17, 1948. Mrs. Prather was a member of the Summerville First United Methodist Church and was retired lab technician for Mohawk.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by siblings, Ralph Blackwell, Bill Blackwell, Ronald Blackwell and Tommy Blackwell.
Surviving are in daughter and son-in-law, Elena and Matt Floyd; grandchildren, Anna and Doug Craig, Jamey and Will Floyd; sister, Sara Anna and Mike Stoker; brothers, Bob and Diane Blackwell, Don and Nancy Blackwell, Danny Ray and Cristy Blackwell, Gary and Teresa Blackwell; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Oct. 24, at 2 p.m. from the graveside in Summerville Cemetery with Brother Russ Blackwell officiating. Active pallbearers will be Gary Blackwell, Jamey Floyd, Doug Craig, Luke Blackwell, John Blackwell, and Jeff Blackmon; Honorary pallbearers will be Sara Anna Stoker, Anna Craig, Peggy Rosson, Sandy O’Bryant, April Blackwell. Special thanks to Fresenius Kidney Care, Amtran Transport, Dr. Jamie and Luke Lin.
Earle Rainwater Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.