Martha Prater

Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : July 17, 2013

Services for Martha Magdeline Prater, 79, of Gun Barrel City, were held July 14, 2013, at Eubank Cedar Creek Memorial Chapel with Rev. Casey Stone officiating. Interment followed at Kemp Cemetery.
Prater was born June 18, 1934, in Altos, Okla., to Katherine (Gossett) and William Lawson, and died July 10, 2013.
She was a very loving mother and grandmother. She will be missed by all who knew her.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Tommy Prater, son Darrell Prater, brother Joseph Lawson and sister Naomi Neal.
Survivors include her daughters Vickie Shipp and husband Hershell, Marie Wise and husband Harold, all of Seven Points; son Larry Prater and wife Lee Ann, Richie Prater and wife Robin, all of Gun Barrel City; 19 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; brothers John Lawson of Austin, Edward Lawson of Seagoville; sister Mary Byram of McKinney; numerous nieces, nephews, other loving family members and many friends.
Condolences may be posted at www.eubank-cedarcreek.com.