Mother Dies, Leaving Husband and Children

Elizabeth Sheets Pratt, wife of Mathoni W. Pratt and daughter of the late Bishop Elijah F. Sheets, died today at the family residence, 770 Ashton avenue, this city.

Mrs. Pratt was born in Salt Lake, March 13, 1867. She is survived by her husband and the following sons and daughters; M. Wood Pratt, Noel R. Pratt; Harold S. Pratt, Orson S. Pratt, Pearl S. Pratt, Mrs. Florence P. Evans and Dorothy Pratt, and also the following brothers and sisters; Sam L. Sheets, Ed L. Sheets, Joseph L. Sheets, Mamie S. Wright and Miss Eva L. Sheets.

The funeral will be held from the Forest Dale chapel Tuesday, July 23, at 2 p.m. The body will lie in state at the residence from 12 until 1:35 on the day of the funeral. Interment will be in the City cemetery.

[Deseret News, July 20, 1918, 2]

[transcribed and proofread by David Grow, Jan. 2006]


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