Patti L Prater of Manchester passed this life on Monday, July 6, 2020 at
the Hospice Care Center of Chattanooga at the age of 62. The family will
receive friends on Saturday, July 11, 2020 from 12 – 2 PM at
Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home. Graveside services will follow at 2:15 PM
at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.
Patti, a native of Indiana, was the daughter of the late Boyd M Prater and
the late Alfreda Rosebery Prater. She was a very giving and charitable
person who loved being at home. She also loved animals and enjoyed
visiting the zoo. She was a very hard worker. She enjoyed watching movies
and being with her family and friends. She also enjoyed doing crafts such
as woodburning projects.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by half-brothers,
Bruce and Mark Prater and step brother, Gene “Sonny” Morgan.
She is survived by daughter, Ashley Vanattia of Manchester; ex-husband,
Mike Vanattia of Lynchburg; stepmother, Lucille Prater of Murfreesboro;
half-sister, Susan Prater McLocklin of FL and step sisters, Suzanne Brandon
of Manchester and Mary Jo O’Neal of Murfreesboro.
Due to COVID-19 the family has requested that anyone attending please
maintain social distancing and wear masks if possible.