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Mother Dannie M Pritchett

August 27, 1917 ~ January 4, 2022 (age 104)


Mrs. Dannie Mae Pritchett was born August 27, 1917 to the late John Henry and Sibbie Shamburger in Thomasville AL.


Mother Pritchett confessed Christ at a young age and became a faithful member of COGIC in Thomasville, AL. She then later moved to Selma became Mother of the church at Selma Church of God In Christ that later became Gospel Tabernacle Church of God In Christ in Selma, Alabama. She had a love for fishing, gardening, cooking, and baking. She loved watching baseball, wrestling, and old western movies. She was also a very business savvy woman and she loved singing church hymns.


She was a praying woman and she loved God and church. Her favorite saying was, “Y’all stay with the Lord”! She touched and changed the lives of so many people who surrounded her. She loved her children, her generations of grandchildren, and all the neighborhood children dearly. And she would do anything for anyone without hesitation.


She is preceded in death by her husband R.B. Pritchett, daughters Corine Madison and Zeola  Jackson. Son, Milton Pritchett. Parents, John Henry and Sibbie Shamburger. Sisters, Willie Mae Taylor, Eliza Robinson, Sallie Wells, Esselyn Edwards, Corine Reed, Alice Shamburger, Hattie Shamburger, and Katie Shamburger. Brothers, Johnny Shamburger, Ledell Shamburger, and Henry Shamburger. Grandsons, Leon Madison and Albert Jackson.


She leaves behind to cherish her memories: her son, Bobby James (Mamie) Pritchett (Mobile, AL). Grandchildren, Larry Madison (Selma, AL); Corlis Madison, John Madison, Napoleon Madison (Cleveland, OH); Rosetta Chapman (Chicago, IL); Barbara McGill (New York); Bobby Pritchett Jr., Johnita Allen, Maryanne Almstead, Denise Jackson, James Henry Jackson, and Frederick  Jackson (Mobile, AL). Great grandchildren, Dondriecus Prince (TN); Marquita Moore (Serenity, Rayshawn, Trinity Black), Letitia Moore (Alexander Moore), Bruce Moore Jr. (Breylen, Baileigh, Brielle Moore) (Cleveland, OH); Nieces, Georgia Lee Woodson (Massillon, OH); Mary Tarver (Selma, AL); Diane Cobb (Cleveland, OH). And a host of grand, great grand, and great great     grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins.


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24 Hour Viewing
January 14, 2022

12:00 PM
Melvin Miller Funeral Service
302 Pickens St
Marion, Alabama 36756

Celebration of Life
January 15, 2022

11:00 AM
Zion #1 M P Church Cemetery
2309 Maine Street
Selma, AL 36703

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