Frances Etter Sweet Pratt

April 12, 1946 - May 18, 2023

Frances Etter Sweet Pratt, 77, of Bridgewater, passed away on Thursday, May 18, 2023 at her home.

She was born on April 12, 1946 and was a daughter of the late Addie and Estelle (Lamb) Sweet.

Frances had worked at Kroger, Walmart and Sharp Shopper. She loved going to Myrtle Beach. In her younger days she cared for numerous children in her home, and had a special place for her dog Pepper and cat Boots.

Frances was united in marriage on September 27, 1997 to Joey Pratt, who survives.

Surviving in addition to her husband are her children, Jeffrey Nicely and husband Craig Maura, of Downingtown, PA, and Theresa Nicely, of Elizabeth City, NC; her sister, Mary Horne, of Fincastle; five grandchildren, Luke Lyons, Grace Lyons, Adriana Nicely, Colby Nicely, Michaela Nicely; a great grandson, Macario Nicely; three step-grandchildren, Caroline Maura, Elizabeth Maura and Jeffrey Maura and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Cecil Sweet.

The family will receive friends on Monday, May 22, 2023 at the Johnson Funeral and Cremation Service in Bridgewater from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.

Services and burial will be private.

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Arrangements are entrusted to Johnson Funeral and Cremation Service in Bridgewater.