August 20, 1939 – November 14, 2008 In Loving Memory.
Jamie Catlin Praytor, a native and lifelong resident of Mobile and a devoted wife, mother and grandmother died Thursday, November 14, 2008.
Mrs. Praytor, President of Praytor Realty, was a Realtor for 40 years, having served as President of the Mobile Association of Realtors and the Alabama Association of Realtors and was named Realtor of the Year in 1981. This year the Realtor’s honored her service to the community by creating the Jamie C. Praytor Humanitarian Award. Jamie believed in giving back to her community, serving on numerous boards including; Forward Mobile, Art Patrons League, Allied Arts Council, Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce, Mobile United, Alabama School of Math and Science, Junior Achievement, USA Small Business Development Center, Mobile 2000, Leadership Class of 2000, March of Dimes, American Cancer Society, Florence Crittendon Home, Salvation Army Board of Directors, Mobile Sunrise Rotary Club and McKemie Place.
Jamie was honored as First Lady of Mobile and was a lifelong member of All Saints Episcopal Church, where her service included, Chair of Stewardship, member of Vestry, President of Women of the Church, Altar Guild Group Leader.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Hugh Thomas Praytor, Jr.; her mother, Susan Blake Catlin and father, Elmer Darwin Catlin, Sr.; brother Elmer Darwin Catlin , Jr.; sisters Florence Cummings, Rosemary Fox and Mary Jo Roberts.
She is survived by one daughter, Ellen Praytor Wingard; two sons, Hugh Thomas Praytor, III (Julie) and Wilson Wrath Praytor; Mame’s four grandchildren, Hayley Catlin Praytor, Hugh Thomas Praytor, IV, Charles Lee Wingard, Jr. and Blake Dixon Wingard; brothers and sisters, Anita Catlin Miller (Wayne); Martha Catlin Willcox(Charlie); Paul W. Catlin (Brenda); James G. Catlin; Charles P. Catlin (Sally); and sister-in-law, Carolyn Praytor Smith and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be at All Saints Episcopal Church from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Sunday, November 16th, and from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Monday, November 17th prior to the 11:00 am Memorial Service. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to McKemie Place, PO Box 9082, Mobile, AL 36691 or All Saints Episcopal Church, 151 S. Ann Street, Mobile, AL 36604.