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Frances Quinn Pratt


August 17, 2017

Frances Quinn Pratt, of Brevard, passed away Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017.

Born April 22, 1923, in Columbus, Ohio, she was the daughter of John Earl Quinn Sr. and Eva Bondurant Quinn and grew up in Roanoke, Va.

A graduate of Roanoke College, she was a chemist, a devoted homemaker, and a Meals-on-Wheels coordinator. She lived in Bloomsburg, Pa., Hamp-ton, S.C., Granville, Ohio and Seneca, S.C.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, B.D. Pratt.

Survivors include her children and spouses, Laura and Ted Askew, John and Teresa Pratt, and Ellen and Doug Harris; grandchildren, Andrew Pratt (wife, Annie Schutte), Caroline and Alexander Pratt and Aaron and Becca Harris; and two great-grandchildren Penn Rose and Billy Sky Schutte-Pratt.

An avid reader, the family requests donations in his honor to the Friends of the North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (www.friend, or the nonprofit of your choice.

The family is being cared for by the Brevard First United Methodist Church.

A memorial service was held Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, at 3 p.m.

Online condolences may be left at

Moody-Connolly Funeral Home and Crematory cared for the family.


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