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Betty Jane Pridgen (10-15-2015)
Photo of Betty Jane PridgenFuneral services for Betty
Jane Pridgen, 62, were
held at 2 p.m. on Monday,
October 12, 2015, at Salem
Baptist Church with Bro.
Bubba Hoggatt and Bro.
Aleck Nyegaard officiating.
Burial was in Liberty
Hill-Taylor Cemetery near
Farmerville under the direction
of Farrar Funeral
Home in Farmerville.
Mrs. Pridgen was a lifelong
native of Farmerville
and a member of Salem
Baptist Church. She retired
from CenturyLink as an IO
Operator.
After a hard fought and
courageous battle with
cancer, she was called home
to be with the Lord on October
9, 2015. Her courage
and spiritual belief was
an inspiration to many.
Her husband couldn’t have
asked for a more caring and
compassionate companion.
Her main goal in life was
her satisfaction of being
able to help others. She will
be truly missed.
She was preceded in
death by: Her parents,
Rassie and Pauline Aycock
Kennedy.
Left to cherish her
memory are: Her loving
husband, James Connie
Pridgen Sr.; a son, James
Connie Pridgen, Jr. and
wife Donna of El Dorado;
a daughter, Theresse Ball
and husband Darren of El
Dorado; two brothers – Bobby
Kennedy and wife Sue
of Farmerville and John
Arthur Kennedy of New
Orleans; two sisters – Judy
Savage and husband Ronnie
and Sandra Dixon, all
of Farmerville; two grandchildren
– Brandon Pridgen
and Harleigh Gathright;
three great grandchildren – Hannah, Landon and Collette;
as well as numerous
nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Gary
Cobb, Michael Thomas,
Eddie Dixon, Austin Ginn,
Blake Ginn and Hayden
Ginn.
Honorary Pallbearers
were Thomas Savage, Donnie
Savage, Chris Redden,
Brad Redden and and Justin
Fortenberry.
Visitation was from 5-8
p.m. on Sunday, October 11,
2015, in the chapel at Farrar
Funeral Home.
Any donations made for
cancer research in Betty’s
memory will be greatly appreciated