Melanie Wells Pritchett, 56 – Winchester Sun
Melanie Wells Pritchett, 56 years old, from Winchester, KY, formerly Willisburg, died on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at 9:15 a.m. in the Medical Center of the University of Kentucky in Lexington.
She was born on November 8, 1965 in Lebanon, Kentucky, to the late Charles Rudolph and Maggie B. Brown Wells.
She was a member of the Willisburg Church of Christ, a 1983 Washington County High School graduate and a Fugazzi Business School graduate. She and her husband Robert owned and operated Bargains on Broadway & Café in Winchester.
Her death was preceded by a brother, Lenny Wells on January 3, 1977 and two brothers-in-law, Bill Wooten on October 26, 2005 and Randy Pennington on November 18, 2016.
Survivors include her 36-year-old husband Robert Pritchett; one son, Steven Pritchett (Brittany) of Lexington; a daughter, Sarah Pritchett of Charlottesville, VA; a brother, Alan Wells (Ruth) from Louisville and five sisters, Sharon Stapp (Ray) from Lawrenceburg, Marilyn Wooten from Willisburg, Beverly Benedict (Mike) from Springfield, Lisa Pennington from Willisburg and Teresa Collins from Lexington.
A grave service and a funeral will take place on Sunday afternoon, November 28th at 2:30 p.m. in the Evergreen Cemetery in Willisburg under the direction of Ray Stapp.
The pallbearers are William Pritchett, Bruce Pritchett, Michael Pritchett, Joey Harper, David Steele, Jeffery Wells, Brian Wells and Bradley Collins.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates.
The tour takes place at the Carey & Son Funeral Home from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. on Sunday.