Hattie LaBon Prewitt

April 23, 1915 — June 17, 2017

Hattie LaBon Prewitt

Mrs. Hattie LaBon McGarrh Prewitt, 102, of Shaw, MS, passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017, at her home. Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Monday, June 19, 2017, at Ray Funeral Home. Celebration of Life Services will immediately follow beginning at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, June 19, 2017, at Ray Funeral Home with Brother Carl Bradford Prewitt and Brother Clarence Edwards officiating. Interment will be held in North Cleveland Cemetery.
Hattie was born on April 23, 1915, to Henry Edward McGarrh and Willie Claire McGarrh in Stewart, MS. On May 28, 1935, she married Elmer Lawrence Prewitt in Merigold, MS. Hattie was a member of the Bolivar county home makers club and Boyle Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening when she was able and was a talented seamstress. Hattie loved to spend time with her children and grandchildren. She was known for her famous popcorn balls and divinity that she made around the holiday season.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Lawrence Prewitt; parents, Henry Edward McGarrh and Willie Claire McGarrh; sisters, Pinnie Haliburton, Kathernie Davis, Henrilu Ingram, Melba Claire Conner, and Thelma Ruth McKnight; and brothers; James Edward McGarrh and T. Ubern McGarrh.
Hattie is survived by her son, Bern Prewitt, Sr.(Bobbye) of Boyle, MS; daughter, El Laurie Prewitt Bolm(Doc) of Clarksdale, MS; grandchildren, Bern Prewitt, Jr. of Boyle, MS, Melissa Prewitt of Boyle, MS, and Le LaBon Fife of Rayville, LA; seven great grandchildren; and three great great grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Bern Prewitt, Jr., Hunter Fife, Ernie McKnight, Edward McKnight, Jr., Jeffrey Shivers, and Brad Shivers. Honorary will be Allen Halliburnton, Seve Halliburnton, Eckward McKnight, Jr.,Ernie McKnight and Ken McGarrh.
In Lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to St. Jude's Research Hospital.

Visitation



1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Monday, June 19, 2017
Ray Funeral Home 206 Bishop Road Cleveland, Mississippi, United States

Celebration of Life Services



3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Monday, June 19, 2017
Ray Funeral Home 206 Bishop Road Cleveland, Mississippi, United States
Chapel service
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