Arthur James “Sonny” Pritchard

Published 6:55 pm Wednesday, June 12, 2013


Arthur James “Sonny” Pritchard, 74, a resident of Picayune, Miss., passed away Monday, June 10, 2013.

Born Aug. 19, 1938, he was a former resident of Bogalusa, a communication craftsman for AT&T, a member of Chapel in the Pines and a U.S. Marines veteran.

He is survived by one son, Sterling B. Pritchard of Picayune; two daughters, Sonyia Bordes of Denham Springs and Tana Beach of Round Rock, Texas; one sister, Gladys Hollis of Rayville; six grandchildren, Jacob Thigpen, John Entrevia, Justin Thigpen, Sonni Entrevia, Anna Hurst and Christopher Hurst; and one great-grandchild, Kaleb Michael Thigpen.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Pritchard; three sisters, Ixl Amacker, Janice Morton and Jessie Lee Mixon; and one brother, Dorman Pritchard.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 15 at 10 a.m. at Chapel In The Pines, 41 Mississippi Pines Blvd. in Picayune, with Bro. Dale Clabaugh officiating.

Arrangements are under the direction of Picayune Funeral Home. You can leave an online condolence or share photos and memories at