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Delephenia Pryor

Delephenia Pryor

BAT CAVE — Delephenia Pryor, 83, of Bat Cave, died on Monday, June 11, 2012 after a long illness. A native of Henderson County she was preceded in death by her mother, Nellie Erwin Black; her husband, Woodrow Pryor, Sr., and a son, Jerry Wayne Pryor.

She was a faithful member and pianist at Middle Fork Baptist Church for 55 years.

She is survived by her five sons, Woodrow Pryor, Jr. and his wife, Beth, of Landrum, S.C., Al Pryor and his wife, Martha, of Hendersonville, Harold Pryor and his wife, Anice, of Bat Cave, Keith Pryor and his wife, Tammy, of Hendersonville, Kevin Pryor and, Kim of Hendersonville; her three daughters, Barbara Fleshman, and her husband, Jim, of Bat Cave, Mary Geouge and her husband, Van, of East Flat Rock, Sandra Pryor of Greenville, SC; 14 grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren.

She loved her family more than anything. She will be truly missed by all that knew and loved her.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 14, 2012 at Middle Fork Baptist Church with Reverend Ralph Fry officiating. Burial will follow at Bearwallow Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at Thos. Shepherd & Son.

In lieu of food and flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association
P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090, Middle Fork Baptist Church, 1180 Middle Fork Road, Hendersonville, NC 28792 or to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.

A register book is available online for family and friends by visiting

Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.