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Ida A. Pratt


Sunrise: January 16, 1923

Sunset: April 14, 2018

Our beloved mother, grandmother, aunt, cousin and friend, Ida Ann Pratt, peacefully transitioned into eternal rest on Saturday evening, April 14, 2018. Ida was born on January 16, 1923 in Bridgetown, VA. She was the youngest of seven children born to the late William Henry Bryant and the late Effie Sarah Bailey Bryant. She received her formal education in Bridgetown, VA and later in Philadelphia, PA. While in Philadelphia, Ida married the late Naymon Harmon on December 16, 1944 and from this union, a daughter, Ida Ann (Hammon) Brown was born. She was later married to the late David K. Pratt until his death in 1998.

Ida received her diploma in Practical Nursing on December 18, 1957. She was a devoted Practical Nurse at Our Lady of Lourders Medical Center in Camden, NJ. Nursing was her passion She cared for every patient, as if they were a part of her own family. Training was paramount to Ida and she ensured she was current on all the cutting edge training methods, which was evident in the numerous certificates she obtained throughout her career. The genuine care and loving kindness Ida provided helped eas the anxiety her patients felt, while at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center.

Much of her compassion and servitude was established through her relationship with Christ and rooted in her faith. As a Christian, Ida was a devoted member of the Holy Ghost Headquaters Revival Center at the Met in Philadelphia, PA. She was also an active member on the Usher Board and the church Mother’s Board.

Ida leaves to cherish her memories a daughter, Ida H. Brown (Paul Vin C. Brown) of Virginia Beach, VA; granddaughter, Paulita M. Brown of Alexandria, VA and a host of nieces and nephews.

Viewing Friday, April 20, 2018 Metropolitan Funeral Service Granby Street Service WATCH FUNERAL LIVE ONLINE Saturday, April 21, 2018 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Granby Chapel Interment Cape Charles Community Cemetery 3229 Old Stone Road Cape Charles, VA 23310

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    Diann B. Clark says

    To the Family,
    “There the sun is always shining, There no tear shall dim the eye.
    At the setting of the rainbow, Where the mountains touch the sky.”
    Our love and prayers be with you.
    Diann, Paul, Jonathan, and Brian

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    Harry J. Doggett says

    I send my condolences and love to the family of my aunt Ida Pratt. I shall always remember aunt Ida’s quiet and reserved spirit.

    Your nephew and family,

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    Brenda L. Page and Edward A. Williams says

    May God be with you during this most difficult time. “Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal.” God will give you peace and solace–for you did all and gave all to your beloved Mother.
    To Mrs. Ida Brown and Family, Daughter of Mrs. Pratt

    Brenda and Edward

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    Rosa D Pegram says

    To the family of Ida A Pratt: “Give her of the fruit of her hands; and let her own works praise her in the gates.” PROVERBS 31:31

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