Gladys Pryor, 93, of Monticello, died on February 4, 2018.
She was a native of Ashley County, a former resident of Hamburg for more than 70 years and resident of Monticello for the past 15 years.
Mrs. Pryor was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church and the Veteran’s of Foreign Wars Auxillary. She enjoyed arts and crafts, fishing, camping, gardening and taking care of children.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, John W. Pryor in 2005; a son, John Sidney Pryor in 1997; a great-grandson, Aaron Paul Sawyer; her parents, Walter and Laura Ellingburg Bates; two brothers, Robert and Dewitt Bates and three sisters, Dorothy Finley, Beulla Gates and Adine Irons.
She is survived by a son, Jerry Pryor, Sr. and wife, Sherry Johnson Pryor, of Monticello; nine grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 6 from 6-8 p.m. at the Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home in Hamburg.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, February 7, at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with Bro. Larry Donaldson and Bro. Joel Meredith officiating. Burial will be at the Hamburg Cemetery.