Ruby McKissick Pritchett
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Ruby McKissick Pritchett
  • November 7, 1919 - July 29, 2017
  • Virginia

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Ruby McKissick Pritchett, 97, passed away on Sat., July 29, 2017 at home. She was the widow of William Walton Pritchett Sr. They shared 42 years of marriage.
Born and raised in Blackstone, VA, she was the daughter of Andrew and Rebecca McKissick, and was a devoted wife, homemaker, and mother.
She was a long-time member of Coleman Place Presbyterian Church and current member of Providence Presbyterian. She enjoyed golfing, playing bridge, being surrounded by family, and sunning on the beach in Nags Head. She was the first President of the Women's Assoc. at Red Wing Golf Course, and was a member of Kempsville and Stumpy Lake Women's Assocs. She will be remembered for her generosity, love, faith, and compassion.
She is survived by her 3 daughters, Jane Pritchett, Rebecca Rogers (Glynn), and Julia Foust; brother, Harry McKissick; sister, Joyce Rowe; 7 grandchildren, Amy Brinley, Stacey Pritchett, Lynn Harrington, Jennifer Rogers Thomas, Matthew Rogers, Holly Pritchett, and Andrew Foust; and 8 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by 7 siblings; and two sons, William Walton Pritchett Jr. and John Andrew Pritchett.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Tues. Aug. 1, 2017 at Smith & Williams Funeral Home, 4889 Princess Anne Rd, Va Beach, VA 23462. The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., Wed. Aug. 2, 2017 at Providence Presbyterian Church, 5497 Providence Rd, Va Beach, VA 23464. There will be an interment to immediately follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. You may offer condolences to the family at www.smithandwilliamskempsville.com.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Kempsville Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 62345, Va Beach, VA 23466, 757-340-5877, www.kvrs.org.