January 19, 1945 - May 6, 2021
Della M. Pratt, 76, of Rushville passed away Thursday, May 6, 2021 in Rushville. Della was born in Wayne County, WV on January 19, 1945 to the late James Evans and Schrilda Copley Pertee. On April 21, 1966, Della married James P. Pratt. Della was a 1963 graduate of Crum High School in West Virginia. Della was a member of Rushville Church of Christ. She had worked on and off over the years at Rush Memorial Hospital as an aide and unit clerk. She worked at Public Paint & Wallpaper and cooked at Mays Elementary and Rushville Elementary. She enjoyed crocheting, cooking, the grandchildren and helping others. She was a great wife and a wonderful mother, grandmother and friend. Della is survived by her children, Susan (Steve) Houston of Rushville and James Pratt of Indianapolis, grandchildren, Brandon (Courtney) Meyer and Ashley Meyer of Rushville, great grandson, Oliver Brixx Meyer, sister, Lou Willson of Texas and Mary Mossor of Kentucky, brothers, David James Sluss of Arkansas , and James Albert Pertee Jr. of Ohio, several nieces , nephews and cousins. JD and Kathleen Ragan will also miss her as she was their “special” grandma. Lori Mossor, Penny Peters and Lisa Dunn were adopted daughters who also helped care for her. Della was preceded in death by her husband and parents. Services will be held on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 6 PM in Moster Mortuary, Rushville. Jim Coyle will preside. Friends are welcome to visit from 3 PM to 6 PM on Tuesday in the mortuary. A private burial will be at Arlington East Hill Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Memorial donations in memory of Della to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana, 2626 E 17th Street, Columbus, IN 47201 or Rushville Church of Christ, 627 W 11th Street, Rushville, IN 46173. The family has appreciated everything Our Hospice and Rushville Church of Christ has done.
Della M. Pratt, 76, of Rushville passed away Thursday, May 6, 2021 in Rushville. Della was born in Wayne County, WV on January 19, 1945 to the late James Evans and Schrilda Copley Pertee. On April 21, 1966, Della married James P. Pratt. Della... View Obituary & Service Information
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