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Bessie Mae Adams Pratt

November 2, 1927 December 27, 2018
Bessie Mae Adams Pratt
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Obituary for Bessie Mae Adams Pratt

DURHAM: Mrs. Bessie Mae Adams Pratt was born on November 2, 1927 to the late Wilson “Wis” Adams and Lillie Sowell Adams in Durham North Carolina. She departed this life December 27, 2018 (at the age of 91) after a very short illness. She is predeceased by her four brothers, William Amos, Nathaniel, James Westley and Joshua; one sister, Lucille Adams; and one son, Gregory Pratt, Sr.

Bessie was educated in the Durham County School System. She received advance training in cardiac rehabilitation. She retired after working more than 25 years for North Carolina Alcoholic & Drug Rehabilitation Center located in Butler, NC working as a Psychiatric Nursing Assistant. At a very early age, she joined Cameron Grove Baptist Church and attended until her health declined.

Bessie married William E. Pratt. In addition to her husband, she leaves to cherish her memory, one daughter, Theresa Gayle; one son, Harold, Sr.; 7 grandchildren, Gregory Jr., Harold Jr., Shawn Lamont, Steve Michael, Jonathan Authur, Adam Lanier, Melanie Nicole; 9 great-grandchildren; one aunt, Vergie Mangum; and a host of cousins and friends.

Her funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, January 3rd at Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham with Rev. Timothy Faison officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow the services in Beechwood Cemetery.

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be sent to www.clementsfuneralservice.com.


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Visitation Prior to the Service

Thursday

3

Jan

10:00 AM 1/3/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 1/3/2019 11:00:00 AM
Clements Funeral Home

1105 Broad St.
Durham, NC 27705

Clements Funeral Home
1105 Broad St. Durham 27705 NC
United States

Funeral Service

Thursday

3

Jan

11:00 AM 1/3/2019 11:00:00 AM
Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham

1105 Broad Street
Durham, NC 27705

Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham
1105 Broad Street Durham 27705 NC
United States

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Beechwood Cemetery Final Resting Place

Durham
NC

Durham NC
United States
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