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Do not ask me to remember, Don't try to make me understand, Let me rest and know you're with me, Kiss my cheek and hold my hand. I'm confused beyond your concept, I am sad and sick and lost. All I know is that I need you To be with me at all cost. Do not lose your patience with me, Do not scold or curse or cry. I can't help the way I'm acting, Can't be different though I try. Just remember that I need you, That the best of me is gone, Please don't fail to stand beside me, Love me 'til my life is done. - Owen Darnell

Alma Madge Lively Pritt, 92, of Scarbro, WV, died on Sunday, August 27, 2017, at her home.
Born February 02, 1925, at Lively, WV, she was the daughter of the late Charles Sowden and Maggie Thompson Lively.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence W. Pritt; grandson, Corey Pritt; brothers, Earl L. Lively, Basil Lively, and Zenis Lively; and sisters, Thelma Wilson Wriston and Effie Wriston.
Survivors include children, Clarence O. (Chris) Pritt, Virginia C. (Roger) Fields, Brenda K. Soffer, Lawrence E. (Debbie) Pritt, Judith G. Swain, David W. (Debbie) Pritt and Charles M. (Rebecca) Pritt; sister, Barbara Weatherford; twelve grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
There will be no visitation or service. Private entombment will be at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity.
The family extends special thanks to Hospice and Mom's nurses, Connie O'Neal, Cindi Randell, Tammy Ridenour, Andrea Pittman and Sandra Stack.
Memorial donations may be made to Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children - KY, 1900 Richmond Road, Lexington, KY 40502, or American Cancer Society, 921 West Neville Street, Beckley, WV 25801.
Online condolences may be sent at www.tyreefuneralhome.com
Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope, WV.
Published on August 28, 2017
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