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Helen Iona Pratt Dead at 62

July 22, 2005 – Helen Iona Pratt, who was better known as Iona or "Mama," died on July 17 at the age of 62.
Survivors include her mother, Edna Henley, her stepmother, Mary Pratt, daughters, Lorraine Fredericks and Charissia Benjamin, and son, Wayne Benjamin, as well as her adopted daughter, Aisha Issac. She is also survived by a sister, Irene Pratt, a stepsister, Patricia Dawson, brothers: Irvin Sr., Kenneth, Lionel, Carl, Calvin and Theodore Pratt, and stepbrother, Lincoln Dawson. Other survivors include grandchildren: George Ward IV, Jorrell and LaQuanda Fredericks, great-grandson, A'jahnye Ward and many other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
There will be two viewings: Tuesday, July 26, from 5-7 p.m., and Wednesday, July 27, from 8-9 a.m. at the Davis Funeral Home. The service will be held on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. Andrew's Church.
Funeral arrangements are by Davis Funeral Home, 774-1464.

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