Sunday, October 13, 2013

Ricki Thomas Prewitt

Ricki Thomas Prewitt, 69, a retired school music teacher and private piano instructor, passed away Saturday October 12, 2013 at the Baptist Hospital in Jackson, MS. Ms. Prewitt was born September 2, 1944 in Winona, MS. She taught numerous students in places such as Ackerman, MS, French Camp, MS, and Wood Jr. College, as well as, many private lessons in her home. Ms. Prewitt was a member of Bethsaida Baptist Church near French Camp, MS, where she served as their ordained minister of music.

Funeral Services for Ms. Prewitt will be held on Tuesday October 15, 2013 at 11AM at Bethsaida Baptist Church near French Camp. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Rev. Alex Lawson will officiate. Visitation will be held Monday October 14, 2013 from 5PM until 8PM at the Ty Cobb Building Auditorium on the campus of Choctaw County High School in Ackerman, MS and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday at Bethsaida Baptist Church. Coleman Funeral Home of Ackerman, MS is in charge of all arrangements.

Ms. Prewitt was preceded in death by her parents, Barney and Norene (Carmack) Thomas. She is survived by her two sons, Michael Prewitt and wife Melinda of Weir, MS, and Barney Prewitt and wife Deanne, of Starkville, MS, daughter, Diana Chandler and husband Robby of Ackerman, MS, and sister, Linda McDaniel of French Camp, MS. She is also survived by eight grandchildren, Josey Chandler Bingham, Katelyn Chandler Rhodes, Erin Chandler, Will Prewitt, Wes Prewitt, Emma Prewitt, Michael Prewitt, II, and Garrett Prewitt, as well as, six great grandchildren.