Alice Oleta (Gordon) Pritchett 1/19/1927 – 5/28/2022
The family of Alice Oleta Pritchett is saddened to announce her passing at the age of 95 years on May 28, 2022.
She will be greatly missed by her daughter, Dorothy (Ken) Kilmer of Independence MO, grandchildren Kira Daniels (Kansas City, MO), Colin Daniels (Portland OR) and Rachel Kilmer (Independence, MO), great grandchildren Maddyx Daniels and Mateo Cardello, as well as sisters Lucille Jennings (Holden MO), Virginia (Marion) Hall (Warrensburg MO), brothers Bland (Wanda) Gordon (Lee’s Summit MO) and David (Cassie) Gordon (Bedford TX), as well as many other relatives and friends.
Alice was preceded in death by her loving husband of 62 years, Sterling Pritchett, her daughter Carolyn Daniels, brother Donald Gordon, and parents William L. Gordon and Oleta T. Gordon.
Alice graduated from Holden High School in 1944.
She continued her studies at Warrensburg State Teachers College (CMSU) during the summers of 1944-1949.
She was a longtime employee with the Lee’s Summit School District in several of the school cafeterias.
She had previously worked in the accounting department at the First National Bank of Kansas City in the early 1960s, and taught school in the one-room school houses of the Fairview School in Buchanan County, MO (1944-48) and the historic Lincoln School in the Holden area (1948-50).
She was devoted to her family and friends, and very active in her church.
A celebration of Alice’s life will be held at 4:00 pm on Saturday, June 18, 2022, at the Lee’s Summit Seventh-day Adventist Church at 12501 State Route 7, Lee’s Summit MO 64086.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, June 20, 2022, at the Lee’s Summit Historical Cemetery at 806 SE 3rd Street, Lee’s Summit MO 64063.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice Arrangements by Langsford Funeral Home, 115 SW 3rd Street, Lee’s Summit, MO 64063