Alma Prevette

Alma Prevette

RALEIGH, N.C. — Alma Marie Gaylord Prevette, 101, of Raleigh, N.C., formerly of Savoy, passed away on Sunday (Sept. 9, 2018).

Alma was born March 6, 1917, in Champaign, a daughter of Ross and Minnie Klemick Hutton. She married Don H. Gaylord on Nov. 25, 1938, in Champaign. He preceded her in death Oct. 25, 1952. She later married James A. Prevette on Sept. 28, 1958. He preceded her in death on Nov. 26, 1979.

Survivors include one son, Don (Edna) Gaylord of Allerton; one daughter, Susan R. Parker of Raleigh, N.C.; three grandchildren, Don Tieje (Karen) Gaylord of St. Joseph, Jennifer (Ryan) Miles of LeRoy and Amy Parker (Jeff) Cook of Raleigh, N.C.; two step-grandchildren, Diane (Gary) Lahne of Allerton and Ian Scott of Champaign. In addition, she had seven great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one brother and two sisters. She is survived by a brother and a sister.

Alma worked as a bookkeeper for Wandell Nursery and Landscape Service until her retirement. She enjoyed quilting, reading and travelling.

Private family services will be held. Condolences may be made at

Memorials may be made to Transitions Life Care, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607.