The funeral service will be held at 1:00 P.M., Saturday, July 20, 2019 at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, Bridges Road, Buena Vista, Georgia. Burial will follow in the Shady Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, New Providence Church Road, Buena Vista, Georgia.
Dondi was born in Columbus, Georgia on October 30, 1978 to Willie A. Prather Sr., and the late Helen McBride Prather. He was reared by his father and stepmother Eddierene Sanders Prather. He was educated in the public school system of Marion County. Over the years he was employed with Tyson as a live catcher. As a child he attended Popular Spring Baptist Church in Buena Vista, Georgia. Dondi was a social butterfly; he enjoyed being around family and friends providing them with a laugh.
He leaves to cherish his memories: his parents, Willie & Eddierene Prather of Buena Vista, Georgia; two children, Jourdin Maurice Prather, Rockhill, South Carolina and Mariah Prather, Columbus, Georgia; a companion Stephanie Banks alongside her children whom he reared as his own Markayla Banks, Janiya Banks, and Kourtney Banks all of Columbus, Georgia; four siblings Willie Prather Jr., Buena Vista, Georgia, Rosana King (Mike) Columbus, Georgia, Monica Sanders, Buena Vista, Georgia and Timothy Prather (Clarice), Buena Vista, Georgia; nieces and nephews, Da’Von King, Keveon Sanders, Bre’Anna Prather, Ti’myia Prather and Meori Wells; aunts and uncles, Mozelle Ramsey (Jerome), Buena Vista, Georgia, Charles Prather Jr. (Carlesa), Louisville, Kentucky, Barbara Green (Ronnie), Phenix City, Alabama, Elvira Trice (Richard), Kentucky, Charlie Mae Robinson, Jacksonville, Florida, Brenda Prather, Columbus, Georgia, Elonza Prather, Cusseta, Georgia, Thad Prather (Jeanette), Buena Vista, Georgia, Sandra Taylor, Rosie Moon, Mary Shorter (Keith), all of Columbus, Georgia, Stephanie Stickney (Bruce), Verdell Prather all of Buena Vista, Georgia, Verlene Smith (Sidney), Gail King, Japhus Daniel, Marybeth Daniel, Tory Daniel (Joann), and Steven Daniel all of Columbus, Georgia, Lula James, Annie James, Mathew Jones, Fannie Murray (Otis), Mamie Sanders, Vernon Sanders, Benji Sanders, all of Buena Vista, Georgia, Mary Cooper (Tyrone), Hawaii, and Talitha Sanders, Columbus, Georgia; great aunts and uncles, LC Robinson (Loretta), Columbus, Georgia, Ernestine Simmons and JC Robinson, New York, Lorretta Storey (Larry), New Orleans, Louisiana, Edna George Jacksonville, Florida, and a host of cousins and friends.