Mariece Ann Pryor “Sparky” finished the good race and went to be with the Lord, Saturday, October 21, 2017; she passed peacefully at home surrounded by those she loved.
A Celebration to Honor her life will be held at 1:00pm, Thursday, October 26, 2017 at Hohlt & File Funeral Home, Vandalia with Pastor Larry Morris officiating. Visitation will be held from 11:00am-1:00pm, prior to services at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Farmers Cemetery, rural Shobonier. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the family of Sparky Pryor or to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be made on www.hohltandfilefh.com
With respect to her wishes, Mariece’s family request that no one wear black to the Celebration of Life, and that guest wear blue and purple. The butterflies and lilies you will see represent a celebration of her life and newness in heaven.
Mariece Ann (Eulberg) Pryor was born March 30, 1950 in Chicago, the daughter of Frank and Maxine (Summers) Galladora. She married Robert Pryor on June 26, 1969 at Haley Chapel in rural Vandalia. Together they raised three children. Mariece worked as a Certified Nurse’s Assistant for several years and worked at Big O’s BBQ in Centralia.
She was a member of the New Destiny Church of God in Centralia and was an ordained evangelist; she loved traveling and sharing the gospel, encouraging people through her faith. She was a true inspiration to everyone she met, never knowing a stranger; her faith was unshakeable in her battle against cancer. Mariece loved life and lived it to the fullest, she was a gifted writer, and shared her faith through her poems, it brought joy, strength, and laughter to many people, a true testimony of Christ’s love.
She is survived by husband Robert Pryor of Centralia, son Kendall Pryor and special friend Erica Taylor of Centralia, daughters Montell and husband Dustin Fields of Centralia and Sarey and husband Randall Giller of Odin, brothers Michael Eulberg and wife Bobbye of Vandalia and Johnny Eulberg of Brownstown, 15 grandchildren and 5 greatgrandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and Aunt Shirley Roe.
She was a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, and sister. Her family meant everything to her. She will be greatly missed. Rest in Peace beautiful Warrior.