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Valice Prater

June 11, 1932 ~ September 21, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old

Valice Prater Obituary

Valice Prater, age 91, of Gunlock, KY, husband of Frankie Faye Handshoe Prater, passed away Thursday, September 21, 2023 at his residence.  He was born June 11, 1932 in Goodloe, KY, a son of the late Ark and Margaret Hicks Prater.  He was a retired coal miner.


In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son; Robert (Penny) Prater, Salyersville, KY, two daughters; Kathy (James) Chitti, Prestonsburg, KY and Patsy Reed, Pikeville, KY, three grandchildren; Mark (Brenda Elizabeth) Chitti, Shane (Sarah) Prater, Desirae (Shelton) Stowers, seven step grandchildren; Amanda (Zachary) Arnett, Monique Noelle (Nicholas Robinson) Gamble, Jason Quaoe (Joleana Allen) Gamble, Noah and Jonah Gasaparc, Annaliese and Gage Chitti, six step great grandchildren; Leilah and Dason Burchett and Kolton Risner, Neveah Rain Arnett, Skyler Erin Arnett, & Khloe Grace Robinson .


He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers; Chillie, Mitchell, and Clarence Prater, eight sisters; Pearlie Prater, Julie Prater, Lula Moore, Lucy Pitts, Vernie Hamilton, Melba Risner, Edith Johnson and Ethel Hicks.

Funeral service will be conducted Sunday, September 24, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel.  Burial will follow in the Brushy Bill Cemetery, Gunlock, KY, visitation is after 6 p.m. Friday and all day Saturday at the funeral home, under direction of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Kentucky.

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September 22, 2023

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Hall Funeral Home
331 KY Route 122
Martin, KY 41649

September 23, 2023

10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Hall Funeral Home
331 KY Route 122
Martin, KY 41649

Funeral Service
September 24, 2023

1:00 PM
Hall Funeral Home
331 KY Route 122
Martin, KY 41649

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