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Lucy Hedgepeth Prentice

Lucy Hedgepeth Prentice
Lucy Hedgepeth Prentice, age 89, of Lawrenceburg, TN passed away Monday, March 2, 2020 at Southern TN Regional Health System in Lawrenceburg, TN.
She was a native of Lawrence County, TN and a member of Cloverdale Congregational Methodist Church.  Mrs. Prentice was one of the original five female bus drivers for the Lawrence County School System where she drove a school bus for 27 years. She was also a farmer and enjoyed hunting.
She was preceded in death by parents: John Daniel and Rosie Howell Hedgepeth; husband: John L. Prentice; daughter: JoAnn Prentice; grandson: Larry Prentice, Jr.; brothers: Alex Hedgepeth, J. D. Hedgepeth, and Roy Hedgepeth; sister: Rachel Leighton; and four great-grandchildren.
She is survived by eight children: J. L. Prentice (Arvy), Danny Prentice (Gail), Dale Prentice (Diane), Carl Prentice (Sharon), Larry Prentice (Christy), Shelby Kilburn (Glenn), Jimmy Prentice (Tina), and Roy Prentice (John) all of Lawrenceburg, TN; sister: Susie Clary (Wallace) of Franklin, TN; twelve grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; countless step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren that she considered her own grandkids; beloved pet: Lulu; and dear friend: Dorothy Hanson.
Funeral services for Lucy Hedgepeth Prentice were conducted at Neal Funeral Home at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 5, 2020, with Bill Ingram and Brenda Kemp officiating. Interment followed at Mars Hill Cemetery in Lawrenceburg, TN. Neal Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. Condolences may be sent by way of our website at

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