Nelda Pritchett (Emerson)
Nelda Madine Emerson Pritchett of Mineola, TX went home to be with her Savior and her family gone before her on August 19, 2018. She was born on March 14, 1939 in Three Rivers, TX to Archie and Gladys Pauline Emerson.
Nelda married her lifetime love Jim Pritchett in May 1956. They lived in Orange, TX until 1985 when they moved to Mineola to open Pritchett Protection.
She loved her family and always provided an ear to listen. She had a sharp wit and an infectious laugh.
Nelda was preceded in death by her parents, one brother and one sister as well as her husband of 58 years, James “Jim” Pritchett and one grandson.
Nelda is survived by her children, Paula Laughlin, Lana and Jim Price and Keith and Blythe Pritchett along with grandchildren, Lanette and Robert Garza, Barbara Pritchett and April Rushing, Jeffery and Adrianna Pritchett, John and Cheyenne Laughlin and Stephen Pritchett as well as 7.5 great-grand children.
Funeral services will be 11:00 am Friday, August 24, 2018 at Beaty Funeral Home Chapel in Mineola with interment to follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens.