Susan Mills Prevatt, 79 of Nashville, Tennessee was born on July 29, 1937 and went to be with the Lord on February 27, 2017.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 P.M., Saturday, March 4th 2017 at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 33 Burton Hills Boulevard, Nashville, TN 37215 with Pastor Jim Bachmann officiating.
Susan was an energetic force for action within her family that includes husband of 60 years Vernon, five children (Holly, Vernon, Stephanie, Brad and Jennifer), 13 grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Susan had an unmatched flair and joy for interior decorating, landscape design and helping with each new baby or grandbaby; they all benefited from her desire to make the hardest things in life easier for those she loved. Her proactive and spirited approach to helping others was testimony to her faith and commitment to family.
Susan was born in Bremerton, Washington the youngest daughter of a career Naval Officer. She made frequent military moves with her family and eventually settled in Jacksonville Florida in 1954. She graduated high school from the Bartram School for Girls in 1956 and met Vernon, the love of her life in the summer of 1955. Their wedding from engagement to ceremony was a brisk four days; married on December 29th, 1956.
Susan went on to experience many adventures with her family in Florida, Michigan, and Kansas. She made the Nashville area home in 1987. Susan was an avid lover of antiques and was active with her own business from 1982 through 2005. She was a longtime member of the Covenant Presbyterian Church and charter member of Westminster Chapel.
Susan had an untiring faith in God and devoted much of her life to serving her family, friends and community, most recently at the This n’ That Thrift Store a charitable mission of the Episcopal Church. Her service to others was characterized by selfless and sacrificial actions following the example of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Flowers may be sent to the church prior to the funeral service. The family respectfully requests donations to the Lewy Body Dementia Association, 912 Killian Hill Road SW, Lilburn, GA 30047 or by clicking here.
The family wishes to extend their gratitude to their many friends for the prayers and support in her final days.Print Obituary & Condolences