AIKEN, S.C. - Mr. Theodore "Peter" Prather, Sr., of Thomas Street, Aiken, entered into rest on February 4, 2002, at the Aiken Regional Medical Center, Aiken. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 9, 2002, at 2 p.m. from the Friendship Baptist Church, Richland Avenue, Aiken with Elder Reverend George S. Burckhalter III officiating. Interment will follow in the Springfield Baptist Church Cemetery, Trenton. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Eartha Mae Burckhalter Prather, Silver Springs, Md.; three sons, Theodore Prather, Jeffrey Prather, Ronnie Prather, all of Silver Springs, Md.; three daughters, Ms. Janice Prather Wright, Ms. Geneva Prather, Ms. Stephanie Prather, all of Silver Springs, Md.; one brother, William Frank Prather Sr., Aiken; one sister, Mrs. Betty Prather Ashley, Aiken; one grandchild, one great grandchild, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 until 6 p.m. on Friday, February 8, 2002, or at the residence after 5 p.m. The body will lie in state at the church one hour prior to the service. Millers Funeral Home, 135 Kershaw St., SE, Aiken, S.C.
The Augusta Chronicle February 8, 2002