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Shirley Adams Pritchett

February 27, 1936 - March 1, 2022

Shirley Adams Pritchett, passed away on Tuesday, March 1, 2022, after a short illness.

She was born on February 27, 1936, a daughter of the late James Walter Adams and Cassie Drinkard Adams.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Fred Pritchett, a grandson Kelly Ray White, three brothers and their wives, Jimmy Adams (Ruth), Walter Adams (Evelyn), along with Carlton Adams (Phyllis), two sisters, Virginia Alford (Oren) and Beatrice Rice (Russell).

Left to cherish her memory are her daughters; Carolyn White (Will), Mary Stinnett (Robert), Wanda McCarty (John), Theresa Danos (Joe), and Cathy Moorefield. 16 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great grandchildren.

Shirley retired from Central Virginia Training Center after 40 years of service.

The family will receive friends today, March 3, 2022, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM, Friday, March 4, 2022, at Calvary Baptist Church, Concord with the Reverend Ray Eure officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. 

Tharp Funeral Home and Crematory, Lynchburg (434-237-9424) is assisting the family.  Condolences may be sent by visiting:



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Shirley was a character and I thought alot of her. She always made me feel welcome. My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this time of bereavement. God Bless...

Posted by Robert Moorefield on March 3, 2022

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