Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, January 16, 2021 at Duhon Funeral Home Chapel for Carolyn Jernigan Prather, 80, who died at 4:24 p.m. Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at her residence in Crowley surrounded by her loving family.
Rev. Gerard Morgan, Associate Pastor of Northside Assembly of God will celebrate the funeral services and the burial will follow in the Elizabeth Memorial Cemetery in Branch, LA. Visitation may be observed Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
She was born June 9, 1940 in Taylorsville, Mississippi to the late Brice and Maggie Ainsworth Jernigan. She loved to sew and spend time with her family. She and the love of her life, the late Charles Edward Prather, Sr., loved the Lord and were lifelong members of Parkerson Avenue Baptist Church.
She is survived by her daughter, Laura Prather of Crowley; 2 sons, Charles Edward Prather, Jr. and Parks A. Prather both of Crowley; 1 brother, George Jernigan of Magee, MS; 6 grandchildren, Cody Morgan, Kandyce Dugas, Brooke Prather, Blake Prather, Bryce Prather and Briley Prather and 5 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, 1 brother and 3 sisters.
You may view the obituary, sign the guest registry and express condolences online to Mrs. Prather’s family at www.duhonfuneralhome.com.
Duhon Funeral Home-Crowley, (337) 783-1395. 1529 Crowley-Rayne Hwy., Crowley, LA 70526 is in charge of all of the arrangements.