Allan D. Pryor, 69, Keyesport

Allan DuWayne Pryor, 65, of rural Keyesport, died at 12:52 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008, at Salem Township Hospital in Salem.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville, with the Rev. Darryl Bolen officiating. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home. Memorials: First Christian Church in Greenville or Bond Christian Service Camp.

Mr. Pryor was born on the Pryor farm in Fayette County north of Mulberry Grove, the son of Herbert George Washington and Erma Elizabeth Potts Pryor. He married Sandra Sue Sapp on Aug. 30, 1959, at First Baptist Church in Mulberry Grove. His wife lovingly cared for him during the trying years after his stroke.

He attended rural schools and graduated from Carlyle High School in 1956. He worked for Farm Service Co. for 43 years, driving a fertilizer truck, managing the Keyesport plant and driving a gas truck. He was a member of the Laborers Local at FS, and a member of the Bond County Farm Bureau and First Christian Church of Greenville. He enjoyed the farm, crossword puzzles and playing cards.

He is survived by his son, Jim A. Pryor of Vandalia; daughter, Jackie and her husband Rob Williams of Yorkville; brother, Vernon Pryor and his wife Judy of Greenville; and sisters, Sue Germann of Greenville, Judy Adams of Greenwood, Ind., and Mary Chandler of Imperial Beach, Calif.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Joan Blankenship.

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