Sammie Sue Prather, 73, a resident of Huntsville, Ark., died May 29, 2022 at home.

She was born Feb. 3, 1949, in Odgen, Utah, the daughter of Samuel Newton and Nora Bell (David) Carnahan.

She was a Christian woman who was well respected in the medical field. For the last 16 years she has been with Boston Mountain Rural Health and worked for Washington Regional Medical and Fayetteville City Hospital. Sammie loved and devoted her time to her children and grandchildren. Her hobbies were watching the Razorbacks and spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Alan D. Prather; her granddaughter, Tristian K. Bashaw; and both parents.

Survivors include her two daughters, Tina Gage and her husband, Tommy, of Huntsville, and Tammy Allen and her husband, David, of Rogers. She had four grandchildren, Kayla Royce of Huntsville, Cara Vaughan and her husband, Tyler, of Hindsville, Eddy Allen and his wife, Hillary, of Fayetteville, and Brittni Widdick and husband, Rob, of New Hampshire. She had six great-grandchildren, Hailey Keck, Kyler Widdick, Ollie Allen, Awnika Allen, Davin Allen and Hunter Allen.

Funeral services will be held Friday, June 3, 2022, at 2 p.m. at Luginbuel Funeral Home in Prairie Grove with T.J. Bennett officiating, with burial at the Prairie Grove Cemetery. 

Visitation will be Thursday, June 2, 2022, from 5-7 p.m. at Luginbuel Funeral Home in Prairie Grove (115 N. Neal St. Prairie Grove).