Mae Ola Prewitt
DECEMBER 14, 1928 ~ JULY 27, 2018 (AGE 89)
Mother Mae Ola Prewitt, daughter of the late Billy Prewitt and Sylvia Murden Prewitt was born on December 14, 1928 in Grand Junction, TN. She departed this earthly world on July 27 peacefully at the home of her son, Stacy (Crystal) Turner.
Her funeral service was held on Sunday August 4, 2018 at 12:00 noon at St. Paul Skipper Springs MB Church with Pastor Alge Terry in charge. Burial was in the church cemetery and Dixie Funeral Home www.dixiefuneralhome.com was in charge of the professional service.
Mae Ola professed her faith in Jesus Christ and joined St. Paul Skipper Spring MB Church where she remained faithful and dedicated until she was called to her Heavenly home.
She attended Hardeman County Schools. Mother Prewitt worked in several areas. She was a cook for many years at Grand Junction Elementary School, She drove for Southwest Transportation company and she also volunteered on the election committee for years until her health prohibited her from doing so. She was very active in the Civil Rights Movement.
In addition to her parents, Mae Ola was preceded in death by her son, Nicholas Mason; her daughter, Shandora Turner; two sisters, Bernice Dowdy and Annie Bell Embrey and two brothers, Eddie Lee Prewitt and Thomas Prewitt.
Mae Ola was and example of the Virtuous Woman. She was sweet and gentle yet firm. She was meek and soft spoken yet courageous. She loved being around her family. She loved to cook and watch game shows on T.V.
Mae Ola beautiful life will forever be cherished in the lives of her two sons: Edgar (Andrea) Prewitt of New Haven, CT. and Stacy (Crystal) Turner of Bolivar, TN; one sister, Essie Prewitt of Memphis, TN; one brother, Lenard Prewitt of Memphis, TN; fifteen grandchildren including four special grandchildren who lived with her; Zachala Gordon, Zacavion Gordan, Ziy’Ed Lake and Zi’Prya Lake; twenty five great-grandchildren; four god children, Bob Turner, Wayne (Evonne) Murden, Sherri Lynn Hoyle, and Cheryl Young, one daughter in love, Pam Mason Robinson and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.