Memorial - Jabe Pratt, '70

Jabe Matthew Pratt, 95 of Abilene, passed away Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010 at his home in Abilene. A service is scheduled for 11:00 am Friday February 5th, 2010 at Piersall Benton Chapel, 733 Butternut St with burial to follow at Elmwood Memorial Park, Don Morrison officiating. A visitation will be held at the funeral home Thursday evening from 5-6:30 pm.

Jabe was born on September 17th, 1914 to Jabe Ero Pratt and Virda Cooper Pratt in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. He attended ACU, LCU and Sunset International Bible Institute. Jabe was a minister at many churches across the Northeast and the Western United States as well as many other areas of the country. After retiring from Portalis, NM Jabe and his wife Yvonne moved to Abilene where they were members of the 11th and Willis Church of Christ.

Jabe was preceded in death by his mother, father, A son and a brother. He is survived by his wife of 77 years Yvonne, a son, Butch Pratt and wife Gladys of Little Elm, TX; a granddaughter; Jamie Klimko and two grandsons; Gary Pratt and Gerald Pratt, 5 great grandchildren, 3 great-great grandchildren, as well as many extended family members and close friends.