November 28, 1939 - April 5, 2022
Tommy Neal Prather was born November 28, 1939 in Selmer, TN the son of the late Billy Clyde and Willie Jewell Evans Prather. He was united in marriage to Mary June Ward on April 5, 2008. Mr. Prather graduated from Selmer High School and attended Jackson State Community College. He was an elected official of McNairy County serving the citizens for 28 years as Register of Deeds. He was a member of Mount Sharon Presbyterian Church, Lion's Club, Woodmen Life and served on numerous committees in McNairy County. If you knew Tommy, then you know he loved a good conversation and politics. Second to talking, he loved to travel! He along with his wife, June traveled all over Mexico, Belize, and Cayman Islands - enjoying every minute of it. He loved the warm weather, beautiful blue waters, and the top down on the convertible soaking in the sun. Tommy's greatest love and treasure was his family and being called, Papol. (A name that was given to him by his granddaughter, Millie.) He always cherished time spent with his family especially his precious grandchildren. Mr. Prather departed this life on April 5, 2022 in Adamsville, Tennessee at the age of 82 Years, 4 Months, 8 Days. He is survived by his wife, June Prather of Adamsville, TN; two sons, Lynn Prather and wife Kathy of Selmer, TN, Ryan Prather of Tuscaloosa, AL; stepdaughter, Misty Howell and husband Kevin of Adamsville, TN; daughter-in-law, Teresa Prather of Selmer, TN; three sisters, Louise Locke and husband Kenneth of Selmer, TN, Martha Hardin and husband Larry, Margaret King and husband Martin of Corinth, MS; three brothers, Dave Prather and wife Karen of Murfreesboro, TN, Jerry Prather and wife Linda of Michie, TN, John Prather and wife Barbara of Corinth, MS; sister-in-law, Vickie Grantham and husband Jackie of Hornsby, TN; seven grandchildren, Mary Madelyn Congiardo and husband Zack of Selmer, TN, Maggie and Millie Melton both of Adamsville, TN, Eli Prather and wife Victoria of Selmer, TN, Makinsey Howell of Henderson, TN, Olivia Waters and husband Zack of Selmer, TN, Corey Prather of Selmer, TN; special friends, Paul and Phyllis King, Junior Weatherly, Rodger and Pat Griffin; and a host of extended family and friends. In addition to his parents, Mr. Prather was preceded in death by a son, James Stephen (Steve) Prather; a grandson, James Brandon Prather; a sister, Rachael Black and husband B.C.; two brothers, Billy Prather and wife Phoebe, Bobby Prather and wife Faye.
Tommy Neal Prather was born November 28, 1939 in Selmer, TN the son of the late Billy Clyde and Willie Jewell Evans Prather. He was united in marriage to Mary June Ward on April 5, 2008. Mr. Prather graduated from Selmer High School and attended... View Obituary & Service Information
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