‹ Return to Current Obituaries

Order Flowers now for guaranteed delivery before Dorothea's visitation.

Dorothea Pritchett

Dorothea Bradford Creighton Pritchett, age 85, of Cambridge, MD, formerly of Bishops Head, MD, died Tuesday, September 8, 2009 at Dorchester General Hospital.

Born on November 18, 1923 in Crapo, MD, she was the daughter of the late Major Bradford and Theodosia Pritchett Bradford.

She attended the schools in the South Dorchester area including Crapo High School.

On September 21, 1963 she married Clyde O. Pritchett. He died on September 12, 1990.

Mrs. Pritchett was a member of the Wingate United Methodist Church, Wingate, MD.

Her hobbies included reading, crossword puzzles, and embroidery.

Mrs. Pritchett had worked for English’s Restaurant for a few years and Airpax, where she retired after twenty seven years of employment.

Surviving are three children from a previous marriage from the union of Thurman Howard Creighton, Effie Mae Elzey, Dorchester County Commissioner, and her husband Levin of Cambridge, MD, Howard Creighton and his wife Ovetta of Cambridge, MD, Linda Insley and her husband Robert of Lakesville, MD; a step-son Clarence Pritchett of Bishops Head, MD, a sister Clara Stokes of Centreville, MD, six grandchildren Jeff Insley and his wife Debbie, Erica Insley, Levin Elzey and his wife Kathy, Mark Elzey and his wife Alicia, Wally Creighton and his wife Christy, Jason Creighton and his wife Lenee; step-granddaughter Deborah Pritchett Hayward and her companion Mike Dawson; six great-grandchildren Chad Insley, Dakotah Insley, Taylor Creighton, Kyle Elzey, Kristen Elzey and Austin Elzey; two step-great-grandchildren Chuckie Hayward and his wife Nicole Douglas and Pam Hayward; two step-great-great-grandchildren Aiden and Alexis Hayward.

Preceding her in death besides her parents and husband was a brother Neily Bradford; and two sisters Patsy Bradford and Margaret Greer; three half-brothers Kenneth Bradford, Lawrence Bradford, and Ray Bradford; a sister-in-law Gertie Bradford; a step-daughter-in-law Nina Pritchett; and a step-grandson Clarence Kevin Pritchett.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, September 11th at Curran-Bromwell Funeral Home, P.A., where the family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Officiating at the service will be The Rev. David L. Kreek. Burial will follow at Dorchester Memorial Park.

Pallbearers will be Levin Elzey, Mark Elzey, Wally Creighton, Jason Creighton, Jeff Insley and Chuckie Hayward.

Expressions of sympathy may be made by sending memorial offerings in Mrs. Pritchett’s memory to Wingate U.M. Church, c/o Oslyee Lewis, 2116 Wingate-Bishops Head Rd., Wingate, MD 21675.


Friday September 11, 2009 , 12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M. at Curran-Bromwell Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Friday September 11, 2009 , 1:00 P.M. at Curran-Bromwell Funeral Home


Friday September 11, 2009 at Dorchester Memorial Park

Flower Deliveries

at Thursday by 4:30 p.m. or Friday by 10:00 a.m.

-- View a Video --

1-888-579-7953 Code: 75133P

Facts Born: November 18, 1923
Place of Birth: Crapo, MD USA
Death: September 8, 2009
Place of Death: Cambridge, MD USA

Memorial Donations Memorial donations can be made to:
Wingate U.M. Church, c/o Oslyee Lewis, 2116 Wingate-Bishops Head Rd., Wingate, MD 21675.

To plant memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Dorothea Pritchett, please visit our flower store.


John and Barbara Murphy Effie, Bubby, and Linda, Please accept our sincere sympathy on the loss of your mother. John has fond memories of Miss Dot at his father's crab house, W.C. Dean and Co. His memory is of a great closeness with her children. God Bless you and keep you all.John and Barb 09/11/2009 Martha Hancock I am so sorry to hear that you are facing another loss in your family. Your family and you are in my prayers. May God bless. 09/10/2009 Officer Steve Boles Hi Chief, wanted to express how sorry I am to hear about the passing of your grandmother. I, along with my family's thoughts and prayers will be with you. 09/10/2009 James M. Mills My deepest regrets, thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Mrs. Pritchett. James M. Mills, Captain Thomasville Police Department 09/10/2009 Don & Christel Mangum Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family Chief.... 09/10/2009 Evon Yarborough Hi Chief and your family, Just a note to say you are all in my prayers. I know it is a little tough right now because I lost my mother on March 22 of this year but we will always have the memories. Evon 09/10/2009 Anne F. Williams My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. 09/10/2009 Lori Davis Praying for you and your family as you deal with this loss so soon on the heels of another. You have my deepest sympathy. 09/10/2009 Jerry Jolly Deepest Sympathy from Adam Team and all here at the Police Department. 09/10/2009

Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM